Category Archives: garden journal

Surprise harvest


The tomatoes this year have been unusually late. As temperatures plummet and new garden beds needed, these came as a pleasant surprise. I guess this marks the end of autumn. Make room for winter plantings. Happy gardening, no matter the … Continue reading

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Marking time


I starting marking term papers this morning but became distracted by this… Leaves and cats wait for no one! I guess the marking can wait a bit longer. 😊

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The road less travelled


Today is my grand-daughter, Jasmine’s tenth birthday – I wish for her – a good road; a bejewelled road; a kind road; a healthy road; a joyous road; a peaceful road; a road filled with love, courage and confidence. May this … Continue reading

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Pots of Prague


We have been visiting Prague to research some family connections (see my blog Findingstanvodak ). Even though this has been quite time consuming, not to mention difficult, as we do not speak Czech, we have still managed to incorporate some sightseeing.  These … Continue reading

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He’s gone


For those who remember our resident kangaroo – here’s a recap.  This old fella came every day to visit. Despite him eating my roses, geraniums and most vegetables – he really was an old, gentle and quite friendly fellow. He … Continue reading

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