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In a vase on Monday: last chance rail

Today’s garden reminded me of those ‘Last Chance!’ rails in high street clothes shops. It’s the end of another season, stock is diminished, and there are only a few oddments left from which to take one’s pick. 306 more words

In A Vase On Monday

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A speckled wood butterfly.

Quite common but always a pleasure to see. This one was basking on dock leaves (when I left it alone), occasionally venturing to sip juice from bruised blackberries. 269 more words

Flowering Plants

1/4 On Mystical and Ecstatic Experiences: Writing, Reading, Pirates, and Pop Culture Paganism

The following entry contains depression and spirituality, Scottish stereotypes of Latino and First Nations people, co-opted Child ballads, bad fanfiction, and age-of-sail pirates at all (“scurvy, alcoholic, violent, oversexed, unwashed outlaws—the whole lot of them.”) 2,333 more words


Wildflowers in Bray: Part II

As I described in a previous wildflower post, we have had our own mini team-building walk around Bray Head (and back again!). The June weather was lovely and ideal both for walking and for adding to my photographic practice. 333 more words