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Neither one thing or the other

A low pink smudge across the sky to the east is dissipating, although brightening, the sun remains hidden in grey murk (the weather station is optimistically showing sunshine). The wind is from the NE and it’s 2.4C, officially we’re in the last … Continue reading

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A green tomato year

A funny old summer. A couple of blisteringly hot energy sapping days interspersed with temperature plummeting days of solid rain and normal english summer weather in between. Today it’s raining heavily again, on Saturday it was warm, sunny and humid, a … Continue reading

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It’s quiet here in the country … not

Outside at this moment blackbirds are sounding persistent warnings and trying to fend off squirrels (I think) in a nearby tree, we’ve got some cocky squirrely youngsters who’re also raiding the bird food. Which is also going down at an … Continue reading

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Things I quite like at the moment

Apart from magpies, moles, squirrels, capsid bugs, chlorosis and various fungal blights and diseases. The magpies are stealing the chicken eggs. One or other of a pair hop up to the little ramp into the chicken house, cock one eye … Continue reading

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What a difference a week makes

Last sunday standing up on Kelston Hill the sun was warm facing south, even if the wind was pretty fierce on the other parts of the circuit. Winter Heliotrope, Petasites fragrans was flowering in the steep banked lane on the … Continue reading

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