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Clicks (or how flowers fought for life in the graveyard)

I’ve decided to write a follow-up piece to How journalism lost the battle, how journalism lost the war, a blog post I made recently about the current state of journalism in this alternative-fact, clickbait era. 928 more words

The Journey

Garden Tour & Cream of the Crop

Good morning dear followers. Not exactly sure what the weather is like in your neck of the woods, but the mid-Atlantic feels like spring this winter. 551 more words


The garden today

Although it’s still cold, bleak and sunless, life is returning to the garden: the birds are in their finest plumage; the ramsons are coming through, as is the garlic I planted in a last-ditch attempt to keep black spot at bay; there are patches of colour in the flower beds; the hellebores I had forgotten I’d planted are popping up all over the place; the moss is mocking me; and it’s leeks and broccoli for tea.


Dad's still growing

Dad’s continues to outperform everyone we know on the eggplant front.

We bought two Lebanese eggplants for him to help get him back into gardening while Mum was very sick. 58 more words