Starry Days; Counting Colours; Collecting, Cutting and Sowing.


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As autumn proper has arrived, and October is a mere gale and thunderstorm away, it’s a wonderful time of the year to enjoy the delights of Dahlias.Very late to the Dahlia party, I’ve realised that they provide a wonderful autumnal … Continue reading

Fleeting Visits; Woozy Wasps, and Crossing the Threshold.


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Significant subtle shifts since the last post. Shorter days, a return to rain at some time on most days and lots of seasonal observations – some familiar and, as always, some completely novel for this blogger… …(last year almost no observed … Continue reading

Lagging; Logging; Serendipitous Swarming; Blogging in Perpetuity; and Solar Chimney and Greenhouse Heat Stores


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“Gosh, I LOVE your fabulous hips“……. “Would those be mine or Fiona’s, you’re referring to, Rosemary?” Not the conversation I was anticipating with our lagging glamorous garden guest on Friday, as we enjoyed the sunshine on a post prandial garden … Continue reading