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Walnut Tree Cottage, Denny Abbey, Cambridgeshire

Last year in July 2016, we visited the Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey, just on the outskirts of Cambridge.  Its somewhere that over the last few years we have been meaning to visit, we  807 more words


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

Hi all,

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