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There are just a few days in the calendar where the date dictates the activity. October 31st is one of these for me – I will be carving a pumpkin. 790 more words


Literature and Halloween Costumes

My personal preference for Halloween costumes are literature-inspired ones.  (Are you surprised?  I didn’t think so…)  Happily, Strawberry chose to be Little Red Riding Hood this year, a choice I definitely approved of.   268 more words

31 Days

My garden in October

Harvesting Jerusalem artichokes, cooking apples, one solitary cob of sweetcorn, chilis, a little kale and lots of seed saving

Planting I am just about to plant out some daffodil and tulip bulbs lining the path to my front door. 445 more words

Hardwick Squash and Pumpkin Festival

After what felt like weeks of constant rain, the sun broke through and we made our way across the other side of the Thames Valley to feel the warmth on our faces and to visit… 200 more words


Pumpkin Time

We went to the lovely Lakeview Farms today to search for pumpkins. It’s a great pumpkin farm – not too much like an amusement park, with just enough to make kids think it’s awesome. 92 more words

Imbolc & Eostar - Spring's Awakening & Arrival

We celebrated Imbolc at the beginning of August as the first signs of Spring’s awakening were burgeoning around us. We noticed our bulbs; first snowdrops, slowy the  jonquils, and then daffodils beginning to bloom, we started to see new lambs and calves in the fields on our drives into town, and blossoms adding colour to roadsides everywhere. 935 more words

Seasonal Festivals

The Power of Music

The Revels season is beginning to gear up again. We’ve spent the summer plotting for the new show, new activities and a new Executive Director. But those are topics for the official Revels peeps to discuss. 511 more words

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