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We do a lot of watching. I sometimes think that we are defined by what we watch. Moreover there are more places than ever to watch. One of the entertainments is watching people who are busy watching hand held devices … Continue reading
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The grapes of math.
It’s all down to maths. I know when Stephen Hawking tells you this, you believe him. So, despite falling asleep two minutes into every programme featuring the man, do I. I concentrate so fiercely, that I’m snoring before I know … Continue reading
Gardening is undoubtedly one of those occupations where it is happier to travel than to arrive, not just because there is always something to do in a garden but because of the weather. When I worked in a language college, … Continue reading
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The Woolworth’s plant graveyard.
The demise of British high street retailer Woolworths has had an effect on more areas of my life than I could possibly have imagined, not least, the garden. Being an innate rather than educated gardener – my father’s firm belief … Continue reading
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I am not a great fan of some garden creepy crawlies. At this time of year when I’m clearing out old compost from pots I’m not thrilled to discover minute snails, hoping to over-winter in a cosy pot to be … Continue reading
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