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Dabbles in Nostalgia

The gap in-between the fence was something of a legend for us all. A glorious barometer testing valour and nerve, regardless that it was essentially and ultimately down to proportions. 713 more words

Tree time: July...

Phew, we made it to the last day of term! Things are a bit behind around here, but I’ve just stolen a few minutes to write up the latest from my daily tree project, before I pour a large glass of something red and delicious and head to the sofa. 560 more words

Needlepoint

♪♫ A Bonkers as Conkers ♪♫

♪♫ A Bonkers as Conkers ♪♫

As bonkers as conkers, that’s how it goes,

As bonkers as conkers, as plain as you nose,

Crazymad fun tines are coming your way,

As bonkers as conkers – hurray!

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Poems

Conkers, Adieu

I have written before about the innocent childhood pastime of conkers. Previously I alerted readers to the threat to the game posed by the ‘Elf and Safety brigade. 460 more words

Science

Baby conkers

Last month (13th May) I posted a picture of horse-chestnut candles, and I thought you might like to see how they’re progressing. As you can see, the baby conkers are still in the candle shape, but are hidden away inside their green spiky armour. 44 more words

Nature

In the wild

A fab night at Hinckley Island Hotel. 2 double beds and a single in the bedroom, three restaurants on site to choose from, and best of all, a swimming pool! 102 more words

Great Britain