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Finally, Something to Write About

So for days–more like a week now–I’ve been struggling to find a topic to write about. Sadly inspiration did not come from skimming my old writing journal or browsing other blogs as it usually does. 345 more words

Stella & The Desert King

The moon’s dignity
Shining along the margins
Some thrive some do not

Above, “Stella” potted fig

Above, the Desert King, potted fig. Largest leaf bud… 36 more words

The Grumpy Barista

There is ONLY one thing that I would do for cafe runs.

And that is waking up at 7 am because I was so intent on getting to The Grumpy Barista by 9:30am. 156 more words

Sunny Easter days.

The weather here has been great for weeks now. However the last week has seen temperatures rise to 18c. Perfect weather for being outdoors. The Daffodils are just finished blooming  but the Primroses are playing a blinder this year. 363 more words


The Fig Tree

One of the excitements of spring is the sight of young fruit buds swelling up on the fig tree. This year’s fruit set looks particularly heavy, giving a promise of a harvest bonanza of nectar sweet figs – if I can outwit the squirrels, rats, mice, racoons and birds.

Day 843- BPAL's Hetairae

Scent Name:  Hetairae

Manufacturer:  Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Ars Amatroia

Scent Description and Notes: “The sublimely beautiful, fiercely independent, impeccably cultured, fascinatingly worldly and witty courtesans of ancient Greece. 186 more words