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a tense life

a tense life
against a calm sky,
a clear day,
but only for a while.

© said sadain, jr. 2013



In Praise of Patience & Democracy

I first published this ‘Patience’ post early in March this year. Now, here in mid-April, I’m publishing this revised edition for two good reasons: To update you on how the garden is going, and because, while gardening, I’ve been thinking about democracy. 1,349 more words


Snow Wonder

The penultimate day of the meteorological Winter and we shall have snow!  Now if you were to read the hysterical accounts in the UK press or listen to some of the weather forecasters, you’d be forgiven for thinking that we’re about to be buried alive in snow but . 47 more words

Garden Year

Six on Saturday

There was talk last week about growing plants in pots.  Was it really growing them or was it keeping them in a pot until the right spot was found.    541 more words


Cordyline and reedmace

One of the participants at last week’s workshop in Ceres sent me this photo of her finished basket. I love her use of the stiff strip of Cordyline round the rim and the angled cut end. 42 more words