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A few weeks ago the damsel flies were all doing this and now their nymphs are crawling out of their ponds to emerge as new adults.
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Words on Water with Worcester Lit Fest: a beautiful evening for a gentle walk along the Severn with poetry interludes. Ledbury Festival: glorious as always and so much happening I didn’t manage to even take many photos. On the … Continue reading
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Little Malvern Court Gardens
A perfect spring afternoon.
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It’s been a strange six months since I last blogged. Apologies if you’ve missed my ramblings here. (Alternatively, apologies if you were delighted by my absence, bad luck: I’m back.) In brief: Ledbury Poetry Festival was, as always, wonderful. Look … Continue reading
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Whiteleaved Oak, Chase End and Raggedstone bluebells
Glorious Sunday morning spring sunshine and so I made the most of a chance to see the bluebells as they emerge here. I drove along the hills to the hamlet of Whiteleaved Oak, one of my favourite places tucked away … Continue reading
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Some recent pictures. (And not of any of the local springs.) Sheep being moved on North Hill. Primroses at Croome Court. British Camp. Waymarks. Paper birch (Betula papyrifera)? growing with silver birches.
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Swindon Poetry Festival Man for a Day Film Premier
Swindon Poetry Festival is sublime: fun, fascinating and f—ing mad. I dragged my husband along for a Saturday afternoon’s party and then red carpet premier of the Man for a Day film made of our transformations for last year’s festival. … Continue reading
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Shame No Shame
At the start of the summer I went from my usual part time work to doing two jobs (my full time boss’s work plus my own) for nine weeks – a shock to the system – hence the dearth of … Continue reading
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I’m off for a weekend in deepest Devon with old friends. Apologies for what this will do to our “summer” weather. This was the view from our kitchen one morning a few days ago. Not exactly sunny but rather gorgeous. … Continue reading
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