Monthly Archives: July 2011

Home Town and Mulberries

I’ve a friend whose little lawn is bordered by plants, flowers and trees, tumbling with colour and dappled with shade. There’s a small peach tree and, everywhere, honeysuckle. She has a Botany degree, though she  dismisses any suggestion that academe … Continue reading

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Memory Lines

As readers will know, it was the subject of memory – and memories – which led to my starting this blog – though, as it turns out,  there has been some reflection, in more senses than one, on other matters:  … Continue reading

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Silver Band and Buddleia Blooms

The wind carried sounds of a silver band: from half a mile away. I had been busy and  wandered into the garden for some fresh air. Then I realised I should probably have been there, where the band was playing, … Continue reading

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Heart of England

At the churchyard’s  edge there was a stile in a gap in the hawthorn bushes. My friend looked  at the field path on the other side and said perhaps we could walk back to the pub that way.  The day … Continue reading

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