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Monthly Archives: May 2011
May 31st 2011 Such a lot has happened in the last ten days I haven’t had any time to catch up with the blog, which is a shame. so here is a little round -up of events to get us … Continue reading
All of a kindle
David bought me a Kindle as a present this week and I am quite entranced by it. For those of you who don’t know, it’s a slim line electronic reader on which you can store hundreds of books, and yes, … Continue reading
Now is the month of Maying!
Sunday May 15th. The horse trials are on this weekend. Last week they were worried that the ground would be so hard they couldn’t hold them. -last year they had to cancel because the weather was too wet- but this … Continue reading
The day that the rain came down . . .
Sunday May 8th I remember this song from my childhood in the 50s, when it struck a particularly mysterious chord for me, “mother cried!” Why should one’s mother cry over rain? But it impinged on me somehow the power of … Continue reading
a bit more botany
Saturday May 8th. When I came home from London late on Thursday night, David told me that a botanist had been round to say we have a very rare daffodil growing in the churchyard. It is white with a tiny … Continue reading
May 2nd Double bank holiday weekend, and enough deep blue skies to satisfy even me. warm in the sun, but a wicked wind blowing, – “rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, ” – I should say so, … Continue reading