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Golden days

I’ve been rubbish at blogging lately. I don’t think it’s any coincidence though that it’s been the best summer we’ve had for about seven years. Bright, blazing, beautiful days, gold and green, under vast skies, the bluest you’ve ever seen, fading into … Continue reading

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Flaming June

Flaming Nora, more like - what’s this weather about?? A friend of mine said last week at least it was sunny (that day) but I’d rather have no sun and no fecking gale force winds than both! There have been some … Continue reading

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The darling buds of May

They’ve definitely been shaken by some rough winds so far, it’s been freezing! Nice this afternoon, but there’s talk of, guess what, “high winds” again by next weekend. Hurrah. It’s also been so flat-out, I can’t even think about posting … Continue reading

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Spin, spin sugar

Forget about spring – we’ve just had our summer. Going by the last couple of years, this weekend was probably it, but it was lovely. I spent much of it outside playing ponies, plus meals out on Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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Easter

This is the view that greeted me on Easter Sunday: But I’m not going to complain about the weather because I do it all the time – and today, this afternoon in particular, was much more like it :-) And … Continue reading

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Friday

I know, it’s a rubbish title. But it is, indubitably, Friday. (Saturday tomorrow, fact fans). Like any other week, it’s been a mixture of work-type shenanigans and horse-related malarkies. And like every other week this March, it’s been like this: Literally … Continue reading

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Spring?

It felt like spring a couple of weeks ago. On the weekend of February 16 and 17, it was beautiful sunshine, with real warmth in it… then we had two weeks of winter with a vengeance. It wasn’t just cold, … Continue reading

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A last hurrah

Well today’s been pleasant. The bitter wind we’ve been blessed with all week, accompanied by icy rain, which got sleetier and sleetier throughout the day – it felt like gravel in your face by this evening – and which made … Continue reading

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That Which Shall Not Be Named

I’m not going to mention the forecast… or the fact a few sneaky, nasty little flakes of snow were falling today… Snow Denial is the way forward :-) It’s been a bit of a flat-out weekend – and week, to … Continue reading

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Biscuits and broccoli

Eek, only a week and a half until Christmas – how did that happen?! On that note, today was our work Christmas lunch – but I didn’t get to go (violins please) It’s because I’d been booked to join a … Continue reading

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