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What is it about cottages?

Since I was a young,  I have had a love affair with cottages – the more secret they seem, the  better. In my third book, I got to explore this concept some more with the exploration of a unique, abandoned cottage in Cornwall. 219 more words

Otway Herbs Nursery and Cottage Gardens

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On our last day in Apollo Bay, we visited Otway Herbs Nursery and Cottage Gardens. A lovely garden nestled at the top of quite a large mountain. 50 more words

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Whose story?

(Written by Nik Bullard, Social History Curator – Museums Wellington)

Nairn Street Cottage, the Wallis family home for over a hundred years, is a gem quietly tucked away in Central Wellington. 777 more words

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English garden appreciation 

Now I know I’m incredibly lucky to be able to live where I do. The weather is mostly very good, we’re by the sea and surrounded by great friends and a wonderful community. 392 more words


The Foxglove

THE WHITE FOXGLOVE by C.J. Dennis (1876 – 1938)

Reynard, the fox, was asked to a party. “Come”, they said, in your Sunday best, For we like good form, tho’ the fun be hearty; So all who dance must be formally dressed: Black tail-coat and a shirt-front gleaming. 352 more words

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Cherished Phlox

This vase is a treasured possession because it is from my grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary in 1967.

But, my cherished item is the plant itself – the simple perennial phlox. 184 more words


Shere Open Gardens, June 2016

A village gardens open scheme is a great way to take in several gardens in one afternoon, whilst enjoying a glimpse into the backyards of houses not usually open to the public. 240 more words