I’ve been observing Spring sweep in from the sidelines. I’ve kept a close eye on my Edgeworthia, as it became clear that this year, for the first time, it was going to flower. It was worth waiting for too, the fragrance is lovely. I’ve not been entirely housebound, though it feels as if I have…
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Last week, with the approach of the first Tree Following posts of the new year, I set out in bright winter sunshine to select my new tree. The fact that I am now in danger of missing the window demonstrates the all-enveloping nature of being self employed! I remember, when working very long hours for…
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I’m not a particularly reflective person. I have learned the value of looking back in order to come to terms with hard things, and to use that to develop better skills for future challenges, but I’m not one for dwelling on the past. If anything, I tend to focus on the future, sometimes to the…
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So apparently it has been a full year since Cathy started encouraging us all to cut flowers from the garden and bring them in to the house more. A year of weekly posts, by her and many, many others, on arrangements big and small, classic and experimental, of flowers, twigs, berries, vegetables… Fifty two in…
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