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Conkers

To those playground boys.
Your gifts thrilled and frustrated
In equal measure.

Horse Chestnut – May 2013

Poems

A Cold Weekend

Thankfully I have a gas fire in the shed to stop my bits falling off from frostbite. It was about 2°C outside, but much colder inside until the fire did it’s thing. 313 more words

Woodturning

Letting in the light

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Rumi

Near the fence there are some huge chunks of wood… slices salvaged from the old horse chestnut tree that used to hold my home and garden within its embrace. 706 more words

Spirituality

Sue Vincent reblogged this on Daily Echo and commented:

Cutting back the dead wood...

Letting in the light

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Rumi

Near the fence there are some huge chunks of wood… slices salvaged from the old horse chestnut tree that used to hold my home and garden within its embrace. 706 more words

Spirituality

Aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus hippocastanum
Common name: horse chestnut
Family name: Sapindaceae
Type: deciduous tree

-“EAST-CU-LUS hippocastanum”
-named “horse” chestnut because of its large size
-pointy green husk… 43 more words

Deciduous