Tag Archives: Wales

Elin’s Air

Rehearsals are under way, although the costumes are only partial, the props temporary and the stage still full of instruments. But, it’s happening!! We’re getting ready for the big official launch of Elin’s Air.  

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Marmite for the Soul

This truly is a meadow in an old fashioned sense; rarely seen these days with clover and harebells et al. Although rarely seen, I am treated to this view of beauty from my kitchen door. Today it was therapeutic ‘marmite … Continue reading

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A Man of Many Cufflinks and a Small Town Celebrity

We were waiting for Daddy in our usual Tuesday afternoon Library time. There were a couple of young girls in blue and grey school uniform, rather enthusiastically bouncing around the library. They flitted in and out of the children’s section, … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Monnington

I was awake at 4.30am, listening to the dawn chorus, both mornings. On the first morning, it was not the birdsong that woke me but worry. What had I done? We are so new to this carriage driving adventure that … Continue reading

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Steady Eddie (not his real name)

It has been a long time since I posted here – and not for lack of material, more for lack of spare space in my head and time.   We’ve been busy. So here is a photographic blog recording our return … Continue reading

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The North Wind Doth Blow…

…and we shall all feel the temperature drop below 10°c.  Autumn, in it’s usual vestments, welcomes our attention: Damp smells of soggy leaves, first thing in the morning; Colourful fungi competing with the colours of the tree leaves; Darkness hemming … Continue reading

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Finding Spiders, Ragwort Statistics, and Forgotten Secrets

To say that the day began with finding a squashed spider in my underwear, would not be strictly true. Indeed, I did find a squashed spider in my underwear, but that was when I stripped to bath, having been for … Continue reading

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