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Jo Malone introduces new "English Oak" scents

Whilst I have been thinking of the kind of blog posts I want to write to get back into writing on my blog, something exciting happened last week. 393 more words

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Acorns are not the only fruit...

When I visited my oak tree just a couple of weeks ago, I could see tiny acorn cups developing (see Summertime oaks).

However now it’s clear that these are never going to develop acorns – the stalks are starting to atrophy. 221 more words

How to charm a storm

On a day I chanced to sit
Under Hornbeam in my mitts,
Looking out across the vale,
Sheltering from the howling gale,
Tightly wrapped in scarf and cloak, 149 more words


Summertime oak, Day 24, #30Days Wild

It’s nearly a month since I’ve visited my oak tree and there have been plenty of changes.  The leaves have lost their fresh spring green for one thing, and the post which I’ve been leaning on as a marker when taking regular photographs is now so smothered with willowherb and nettles that reaching it is tricky. 131 more words

Oak Jozef – Wisniowa, Poland - Atlas Obscura

The Oak Jozef, a 650-year-old English Oak in the Wisniowa region of south-east Poland, has long been a Polish symbol of pride. In 1934, its image proudly appeared on the 100-Zloty bill—and that was before it performed one of its most remarkable feats, hiding two Jewish brothers in its trunk during the Nazi occupation of Poland in World War II. 7 more words

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Like a mouldering but still proud old man, Britain’s most famous tree species stands head and shoulders above all others in the national consciousness. The Oak is revered for its strength, its stature and its grizzled, gnarled permanence. 762 more words



Just completed the carving of two stair rails for Chatsworth House. 3,350 scales.

Making a start, nervously checking and re-checking that I’m carving the scales in the correct direction! 15 more words

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