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Six on Saturday
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This Too Shall Pass

Nothing cures a common cold, not even Jemeson whiskey. However, against all the odds, I keep trying for a breakthrough.

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – Tulip Mania

By about 1610 tulip mania reached frenzied heights. A single bulb of a new variety was acceptable as dowry for a bride, and a flourishing brewery in France was exchanged for one bulb of the variety Tulipe Brasserie.

Almost A Good Week

Thursday, 12th November 2020. It has been a dry week, with the exception of one torrential downpour that passed our way on Tuesday night. The

Six on Saturday – The Snip

It has been a wonderful week for gardening. Warm and dry. Ideal weather for a t-shirt, be it red or otherwise.

Six on Saturday – Dibbers And Pringles

Which photograph takes first place in my garden competition this week? It was a private affair and I won easily. The prize is a two-night trip to West Cork.

September 2016

Wednesday, 2nd September 2020. Four years ago today, I was a bit obsessed with taking cuttings. It didn’t just develop overnight. Here’s the proof. I

Six on Saturday – Cut and Change

I’m going to cut to the chase, without further ado. Pronto, as it were. There will be no dilly-dallying or beating about the bush. I

Six on Saturday – Remembering

Thinking cap on to look for an angle… Now where did I put that cap? If I could just find my glasses, I’d see it clearly.

Lady Rozanne in Blue

While many summer plants are very much past their best, the gorgeous Geranium Rozanne is flowering still. Geranium Rozanne is one of the top plants

Fuchsias

I have a few new fuchsias to add to the collection. 1. Fuchsia Mrs. Popple, (x2) probably one of the most popular. I planted them

A Little Heavy Rain

It’s been a good summer. Warm and dry, mostly. Today is different, though. We got 15mm of rain overnight, so I’ll not need to be