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Grammar Disappointment…

I was banished today as a group of Quilters descended on the house and Dog and I were surplus to requirements. We took ourselves for a walk. Also took my laptop so, at a suitable coffee stop, I could have … Continue reading

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March Garden

A Few images from the Garden this month; it has been rather splendid… And last year in March? As seeing as today is Mother’s Day in the UK, let me finish with a poem of my father’s. He wrote a … Continue reading

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A Candy Year – The Years Of Dog

Six years ago, give or take a few hours we sat in a windowless room redolent of disinfectant and hope, met each other’s eye and said yes. A marriage of sorts. The start of a love affair. An act of … Continue reading

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Feline Lives

I write a lot about Dog; it’s natural. He and I are close. Perhaps too close. But Dog is merely the latest in a long line of family pets. Currently we have two twin sister cats: Nutmeg And Tikka. They … Continue reading

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One London Garden: A Year Of Drought And Delight 2018 #flowers #gardens #london

So this is shamelessly self-indulgent, but if you want to experience a year in a London garden, if you want to debunk the myth about England’s constantly grey and drizzly skies, if you want to see Dog during a year of … Continue reading

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The Wife #filmreview

The title was a bit off putting – it rather gave the game away – as was the blurb. The cast had a lot of quality – Jonathan Pryce, Glenn Close and Christian Slater – but this whole put upon … Continue reading

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Bridging The Gap #walking #london #thames

It’s been so hot and dry in London for over 2 months that my regular walks with Dog have been curtailed. He’s not been happy. Wednesday was different. Clouds had rolled in, a breeze had been evident and a front … Continue reading

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