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Floral Dance

Floral, and dancing. Dancing at Patrizia’s wedding on Saturday, wow! Have you ever been to a Latin wedding? so much fun, we danced our feet off, glorious rhythms and everyone dancing together. With my brilliant iPhone skills I videoed the … Continue reading

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‘Er Indoors

So often I don’t want to go out, perfectly content pottering about with my music and knitting, just thinking. Internet too of course. Musing on Mother Julian of Norwich, though there is hardly a comparison. She could participate in the … Continue reading

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Best cure for pettiness= gardening. So, after a miserable contemplation of broken fridge, steaming car and general falling apart, I went outside with string and scissors and finally tied up all my lovely new vines so they will grow up … Continue reading

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Becoming a Spinster

Moosh is shedding: this is the amount of fluff I retrieved from him in one day. I think I should learn to spin…

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First Hand Sandy

Dear friends   It was wonderful getting inquiries about my well being from you. And thanks to all of you who offered shelter.   It was indeed a storm of biblical proportions – fortunately I did not experience the full … Continue reading

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Summer: Queen Anne’s Lace

Queen Anne’s Lace is the first plant I can remember, from a picnic in in a green, tree-ringed meadow in Yorkshire with a little stream running through – my brother caught minnows in a jam-jar, and I heard my first … Continue reading

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Pegleg Pete

I wonder how he lost his foot? One of our beautiful blue herons has died, and I am trying to work out how to salvage his feathers and bones: any hints?

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Too Much Excitement

Maybe I left my heart in San Francisco, but straight after the Remodelista Market my husband left his gall bladder in Seattle! He is fine now, but I might not be communicating much for a while.

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Feet – Up here. Ground – down there.

Lyfe, my dears, in all it’s glory, has been too much for me of late (I have been thinking of Edward Burra) The Remodelista/SummerHouse Market was pretty wonderful for me, over six hundred people through the doors, and wonderful co-stallholders … Continue reading

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Anthology Party

Last night Carolyn and I put on glad rags and went to the Anthology party at West Elm in Bay Street. I didn’t recognise a soul there beyond the talented principals, but enjoyed a cocktail and lusted mildly after some … Continue reading

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