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July 2020: The Garden, Sort Of… #poem #poetry #garden

Tomorrow I will be announcing something about my poetry dilemma but before then here are some pictures from the July garden. At the end, after the customary piccy of Dog, there’s a poem, based on another famous poem, this time … Continue reading

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The Garden – The First Half of July #garden #colour

Sometimes, the garden feels rather fallow in July.The poppies have finished and the sunflowers are just budding. Day lilies come and go with disarming rapidity. But still, the dahlias have made it and are beginning to explode, the drought fears … Continue reading

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Dog At Leisure

This poem is based on the famous poem, Leisure, by William Henry Davies What is this life, if full of care? Go fetch my lead, don’t comb your hair. Don’t give in to untimely sloth, I know what fun awaits … Continue reading

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The Garden June 2020: The Year Of The Courgette #garden #june2020

It’s rained this month which has been good for the garden even if the month ended with the lawn looking stressed again. Ah me… my ideas to capture the rain off the roof are moving forward, though. The top lawn, … Continue reading

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The Relief Of Waterloo

Another poem based on one of the greats, this time After The Listeners by Walter de la Mare and in praise of the public toilet ‘Is there anybody there,’ said the traveller, ‘To open up this loo? It’s surely wrong … Continue reading

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Garden June 2020

We are halfway through June, summer is just about here and there’s some rain about. Whey-hey!! But the lack of Jupiter Pluvius has been a drain and my lawn is rather beaten by it. I’m looking into drilling a well… … Continue reading

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The Garden May 2020 #garden #dog

We’re back, now the month is over, to review how the garden has fared over the driest may since prohibition or whatever. The excess rain of February seems a distant memory… Remember these? Well, no more; the top lawn struggles … Continue reading

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May Garden: A Half Month Report And An Anniversary #garden #springcolour

Yes, it’s been fab, here in South London. Lockdown means lots more time to improve all aspects. I’ve even had the time to follow a short video on how to make a cold frame from an old pallet – we … Continue reading

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The April Garden

It rained! It still can apparently. So the month ended with everything going green and ready to grow all to buggery. Here are a few images across the month to show how things have progressed this spring… oh and a … Continue reading

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More Happy Flowers #Aprilgarden

I guess we all need a cheer up so maybe these will help a teeny-weeny bit Or maybe Dog…

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