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November Pause

Gosh, it’s been quite some time since I last wrote. Unfortunately, a combination of illness, weather, being busy at work, being away and a general lack of daylight has stopped […]

Season for Sunsets

Around this time, for about a month or so, we get really good sunrises and sunsets and they’re timed such that we see them on the way to and from […]

September Light

Around this time of year, as the season changes and the days get shorter, dawn and dusk last longer and the twilight is a strange pink-red that looks bright but […]

150th Post and 1-Year Birthday

Well this is nice, it’s the 150th post and it will be the 1st birthday of the blog towards the end of the month. I’m still posting fairly often and […]

It’s now September, I’ve noticed the days getting shorter, it’s dark by 9:00pm, the night-time temperatures are starting to fall and the supermarkets have started displaying their Christmas decorations. The […]

Summer Rain

We risked going out and visiting a couple of places and just generally trying to enjoy the short windows of sunshine this weekend. We kept an eye on the frequently […]

Here’s a topic that’s got nothing to do with gardening but is still very relevant. It starts a few weeks ago; I was writing a post for my site, I […]

I’ve been looking at many other garden blogs recently and one thing I’ve noticed is that most of them have a spectacular banner image across the top of the home […]

Price This

This is a view out of the Velux from the bedroom window. You can see a wavy line of staggered semi-detached houses, their back gardens ending with a hedge, then […]

It’s a very busy time for me at the moment and I’m struggling to keep up with odd jobs and things that need doing in the garden as well as […]