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Cheering Up My Monday – Celebrations

30th November 2020. I am going off on a sporting tangent today, because my county Waterford, otherwise known as the Déise (ancient tribe of warriors

Weathershots

Tuesday, 24th November 2020. Just a few Weathershots to brighten up a crappy November day. In reverse order, brightening as I scroll back to September.

Six on Saturday – Remembering

We had a wonderful summer together, the bachelor and I. At a socially acceptable distance, of course! Apparently, some like the unusual scent.

Six on Saturday – Halloween

The Manic Fairy was all riled up yesterday and he said he was going to cause trouble.
What riled him?
You bought that Fairy Door in New Ross last week, and you just moved it to Abbeyside without asking.
What?
You can’t be just moving fairy doors wherever you want.

Six on Saturday – Lismore Castle Gardens

It has passed through several noble hands. Walter (of the Raleigh), Richard (of chemistry laws fame) and Fred the Dancer’s brother-in-law all had the deeds and seeds.

Six on Saturday – Pears and Pancake Mix

Manchester United 1 Crystal Palace 2. It took us thirty years to beat them at Old Trafford last year, and then we go and repeat the feat again. Repeat defeat!

Come With Me – Demolition and Exploration

Date: September 2014. written on Wednesday,16th September 2020. The timber shed was demolished, to be replaced by a steel one. We’d had it for nearly

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

Growing From Seed

Throwback to 2005.  I loved the therapy of growing from seed very early in the year using the propagators. Plans afoot for next spring.