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Month: February 2021

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Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – Jerusalema And Pressed Bamboo

I’ll give my love pressed bamboo leaves. I’d have included roses if V-Day were in summer. I know that pressed bamboo doesn’t quite cut the mustard, yet she understands my ways. It’s as good as an offer to help with the hoovering.

My Gardening Week
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Sweet Pea Special

If this were a video, you’d hear me saying something like: “How are your Sweet Peas?” You like the fragrance of sweet peas? These beauties

My Gardening Week
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Just Three Things – Cheering Up My Sunday

Here we go again with my formerly-regular Just Three Things. In case you’re unfamiliar with this, I write regularly about my short early morning wander

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – A Grand Oul Stretch

I’m noticing the grand oul stretch in the evening. There’s an extra one hour and forty minutes of daylight since the start of January, forty in the morning and a full hour at the other end. That’s why you don’t hear anyone saying there’s a grand oul stretch in the morning
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My Gardening Week
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Ahead of Myself

I took a look back to this day two years ago when I started the annual powerwashing. This is a real pain in the neck

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Dahlia Delight

February 1st 2021. Generally regarded as the first day of spring here in Ireland, the 1st of February is the feast of Saint Brigid. I’m