Birthday Memories and the Vanity of the Long Distance Blogger.


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Firstly, the answer to the question posed in my last post, is that 1284 litres of water fell on every square metre of our garden from November 2nd to February 9th, (when our garden was filmed for BBC2 Gardener’s World) in … Continue reading

Ice and Snow and Fireflies; Garden Opening 2016


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At last. A nearby West Welsh village, Eglwyswrw, had featured in the national media as it closed in on the 90 year old UK record for the longest continual run of days with some rainfall recorded (held by the Isle … Continue reading

Ice Vases and Snow; Golden Slumbers; Heavenly Hamamelis; New Year, New Look.


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After taking the hair dryer to the ice encrusted satellite dish this morning, and getting connected again, I can write this post and feature an Ice vase. Until last weekend, I didn’t know that such structures existed. I’d been walking … Continue reading