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breaking ground (solo no renga)

pulling weeds
knees kiss the ground
beneath the cedars

scent of life on my fingers
planting seeds row on row

 day after day
like a  mother in wait, 7 more words


Setsuko Hara: Smiles and Subtleties

Although Yasujirô Ozu’s Late Spring (1949) and Late Autumn (1960) were based on different novels — by different authors, no less (Kazuo Hirotsu and Ton Satomi, respectively) — they tell strikingly similar stories. 1,223 more words


Setsuko Hara, One of the World's Great Actresses, Is Dead at 95

Although Setsuko Hara passed away on September 5th, her death was not announced until today. Retired from acting and public life since 1962, Hara maintained “a Garbo-like silence” (as… 41 more words


With less than a week until Summer

 I will happily close the door on this spring.  It has been challenging in more ways than one with its wild and tempestuous ways.  Each August I begin to anticipate a ‘calendar perfect’ kind of spring, you know the type – each month is represented with photos of lambs, daffodils, gentle rain and perfect tulips.  558 more words

Sarah The Gardener

Reading not Gardening

I have too many excuses for not gardening at the moment and every single one is driving me to despair.

It is too windy.  The wind has been whipping up a frenzy across the garden.  883 more words

Sarah The Gardener

Fruitfulness in spite of it all

My poor orchard has been left to its own devices yet again.  I have seemed to have developed a do or die attitude with the trees down the end, in the ultimate low maintenance gardening style.  818 more words

Sarah The Gardener

Is anybody in there?

I made a terrible mistake on the weekend.  I was a bit knackered on Sunday and had to have a bit of a lie down.  I fear I may have over done things during the week trying to whip the garden into shape and get things back on time.  761 more words

Sarah The Gardener