Monthly Archives: April 2011

We’re having a heatwave!

London last Wednesday was shimmering with sunshine. Great little mini-heatwave brought the blossom, bodies and birds out into the park. Green Park was in the F70s, with people flinging themselves down on the grass to catch the sun.  I walked … Continue reading

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Karamojo to Chatsworth- animal husbandry

On the train again- I’m actually turning into one of those people using a lap-top at sixty miles an hour through the Leicestershire countryside.  Oh dear. But the day is set fair for an expedition- through Waterloo Station down to … Continue reading

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Houseman’s blossoms

The beginning of April and the world is alive with the delicate snow of cherry blossom. There is nothing more evocative of old England than the hedgerows and gardens drifting pink and white with snow. They have crept north now as … Continue reading

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