Monthly Archives: December 2015

In a Vase on Monday. Christmas Cheer.

The mild weather this December has meant that our gardens look as if spring has arrived.  The birds are singing and snowdrops, hellebores and early  daffodils are blooming away merrily. How lovely to be able to find lots of colour to … Continue reading

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St. Lucy’s Day

Nocturnal upon Saint Lucy’s Day. ‘T’is the year’s midnight and it is the days, Lucy’s who scarce who scarce seven hours herself unmasks; The sun is spent and now his flasks Send forth light squibs, no constant rays; The world’s … Continue reading

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Dismal Days.

‘The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds and naked woods and meadows brown and sear.’ William Cullen Bryant. I have had a blogging break recently, I have not been away or ill, but I dislike … Continue reading

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