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What Makes Winter Wear So Comfortable and Soft?

What are the images that come to your mind when you hear the word ‘winter’? I don’t know about you, but for me, its warm clothes, socks, that favorite scarf, boots, a warm and cozy blanket, a fat novel and a cup of hot chocolate. 593 more words

Core Spun Yarn

Formal Upright Hornbeam

All the leaves have finally dropped on this hornbeam which was growing in a flower bed for the past three or four years.  It initially had a poor root system so I placed a tourniquet at the base of the tree at the beginning of 2013 and fed it like mad.  269 more words


pt 52: NICKEL

Scampi: It is deep down in the earth.  Like, in the mines, but they aren’t mines, just rock below us.

Peter: What?

Scampi: Seams of, I dunno, emotion and like, raw material. 178 more words


Dawn Redwood Autumn Colour (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)

A hardwood cutting three years ago now growing in this seed tray for two years.  I love the beautiful peach colour every year.  This one will be shortened in the future to create a formal upright image.


European Hornbeam Autumn Colour

European hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus) grown from a young whip bought in a hedging bundle four years ago.  3 years in the flower bed, with a tourniquet on for last 18 months to growth a new nebari. 20 more words