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Holiday Wares

When we were on holiday in Withorn I took a liking to the town’s antique shop. A friendly proprietor and good quality stock made a place that I couldn’t help but keep going back to. 113 more words

Married Life


Lately, I’ve been…

Knitting :: A tiny baby cardigan for H’s brother’s baby (nicknamed the blueberry). The pattern is Linnie (thanks for all of your input about patterns last week!) and the yarn is Viking Baby Ull in colourways 368 and 369. 215 more words


Dreams of the Good Life. The Life of Flora Thompson and the Creation of Lark Rise to Candleford, by Richard Mabey

I was brought up on Lark Rise to Candleford. Juniper Hill, the real-life hamlet on which Lark Rise is based, is about 15 miles from where I grew up, and in the same unassuming, un-picturesque intensely agricultural part of the Midlands. 1,093 more words

Entries By Hilary

Let Me Be Marked: Day One Hundred Eleven

I am watch more Lark Rise to Candleford and remembering how much I like myself when I get engrossed in a bit of a story.  When I  watch a world enough that I start to take on its traits, its accents.   484 more words


Musings from the Laundromat: Mops, Larks and Clowns edition

The thing about blogging on any consistent basis – is you end up with something akin to a journal that anyone can read.

Good days and bad – you’re basically reading my diary. 819 more words

I'm Rubbish at Everything

The Eternal High School of the Thoughtless Mind

My eyes narrow as I try to focus, but still I cannot read the word. My tongue sticks out my mouth as my panicked finger follows the incomprehensible shapes on the page. 531 more words

Meddling: Our Weakness or Strength?

Lark Rise to Candleford

My favorite PBS show from the BBC this season is not Downton Abbey, but rather Lark Rise to Candleford, a… 521 more words