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Delicate and fragrant

Flowering here in the garden only once a year.

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Hot pink

These hot pink geraniums are putting on a show this summer.

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Cat walk

A cool winter’s afternoon and friend, in the garden.

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Wisteria: waiting for winter 

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Capture

After months of sunless days, today we captured the sun.    These tiny seasonal delights appeared and were caught – tangible sunshine.   Though the light fades and returns, the start of Spring is near.    White cat captures the moment.   And 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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Peppermint Gum

To my non-Aussie readers you may presume this post will tout the benefits of masticating a certain confectionery. No. Or indeed if you are crafty you may presume a perfumed, gluey substance suitable for many projects. To my Aussie readers … Continue reading

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Spring Chicken

I’m not sure why this blog has been silent for six weeks, but I do know that in the blogging world, that’s too long. Maybe it’s been the short winter days, some busy weekends or maybe I’ve been chicken or … Continue reading

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Winter Wonders #2

It always amazes and delights me to see so many plants beginning to emerge and flower in the midst of winter. Tunnelling tulips The days here on the Mount are cold and yesterday was particularly foggy until lunch time. Today … Continue reading

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Happy

The popular Pharrell Williams song, Happy, was apparently written with the idea of trying to capture what it felt like to be in a good mood. Many famous poets also captured the essence of happiness by reflecting on nature. Nature … Continue reading

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