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The Stamp Collector (Jennifer Lanthier & François Thisdale)

“This is the story of not long ago and not far away. It is the story of a boy who loves stamps and a boy who loves words. 35 more words

Silver Birch

Tree following: April edition

There are a few problems with my tree following project. First of all, I am not sure what the neighbours think about me leaning out of the bedroom window and taking photographs. 365 more words


Trackatree: joining "citizens' science" with a Welsh silver birch

It is fun to pick a tree and go back every week to check out what is called phenology or the seasonal budburst and leaf appearance on the tree, together with flowering plants below.  561 more words

A bit of a damp one again

Saturday 5th April 2014

We’ve had that fine, misly rain virtually all day. It’s been making everywhere very wet. Jez stayed in bed all morning while Chris took Max to Canford Heath and I cleaned. 180 more words


The Meaning of Life and Other Age-Old Questions

There are a number of very basic questions concerning our existence that almost everyone asks at some point in their life. Things like why am I here? 472 more words

Self Help

A -Z of Garden Trees: B is for Betula pendula

This is the second in my new series on garden trees. I’ll shortly be doing one or two articles about trees and garden design, in my series ‘Design my garden’, … 464 more words

Feature Plants