Tag Archives: gardens

Late autumn colour

Today it is the First November. It is meant to be cold and wet and a time for anoraks and heated car seats and soup and steamy breath. So what’s with my garden?

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A five and a six

Lisa Reiter has posted a Bite Size memoire challenge based on a roll of the dice. Six options and I only had to roll twice to get the one I wanted. Five gave me gardens – ok – and six … Continue reading

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There I was, digging this hole…

… this hole in the ground. Bernard Cribbins clearly had similar problems to those confronting my family recently. You see, this hole digging lark has been the lot of the Lawyer over the last few weeks and lots of people have been … Continue reading

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Into the garden of my youth

Irene Waters has posted some beautiful and awe inspiring photos of the garden she lovingly created with her husband for the Sunday Stills challenge. Without Irene’s versatile blogging I’d not have come across this and would have missed the opportunity … Continue reading

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Glorious garden

The old Chinese proverb says: “Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden.” While I think that’s a bit harsh on the institution of marriage, they were … Continue reading

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