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garden notes 16, intermission with aubrieta

Aubrieta on Profitis Ilias in the Taygetos mountains, Peloponnese, Greece, in April. This picture should be big! See if you can make it look bigger on your screen….   But maybe its picture postcard size is appropriate, it fits that lockdown … Continue reading

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Garden notes number twelve; sex, pests, culture wars, paradise and narrow observation

Yesterday I browsed again – I much prefer that quiet bovine metaphor to that of the muscular (and possibly drowning) surfer – through Keith Thomas’s fascinating Man and the Natural World, thinking to illustrate, through an assembly of quotations, the … Continue reading

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Garden notes number eleven, some more spring flowers

  I should record the date – April 15th. They’re coming thick and fast, literally. There seems to be a precise order, a rhythm to spring events which I could never recall afterwards or before. Spring confounds memory – is … Continue reading

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