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Year of Grace, Day 62. Too old to rock and roll, too young to die

Jethro Tull – the band, not the English inventor of the seed drill and pioneer practitioner of scientific agriculture – played at the Beethovenhalle last night. 814 more words


The Absence Of Color

I always thought I hated Winter with such a passion just because of the harsh, brutal temperatures, the raw wind and the mountains of snow and the biggest evil, ice. 458 more words

One thing after another

While there was still some money in the garden budget, I invested in six pleached limes.  That’s invested, you understand, not splurged.  Our house is made up of a series of different sized boxes (or pavilions, if you are an architect), and the garden needed a boxy counterpoint of its own to balance things out.  1,133 more words


More white

White is a difficult colour to work with. I usually stay away from it, but sometimes I am courageous enough to choose a white flower as background. 59 more words


Enjoy a Glorious Spring - Plant Colorful Bulbs This Autumn

Enjoy a Glorious Spring – Plant Colorful Bulbs this Autumn

This is the perfect time of year for planting bulbs – after the first few frosts, and before the ground freezes solid. 434 more words

Linden Hill News And Notes

An easier snap

Went to my beginners photography class tonight and had a chat to people about how tricky it turned out to be,  trying to snap fireworks – especially when they were in The Wrong Place. 293 more words