Monthly Archives: April 2014

Walking Wisley: Visual Delights II


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Walking Wisley: Visual Delights I


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Walking Wisley


Wisley is the Royal Horticultural Society’s flagship garden.It also home to the national collection of rhubarbs and a recent visit coincided with a celebration of rhubarb, which, like Marmite, you either love or hate! Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: The Bunting


The Bunting

The sun-bleached bunting rustles, brittle
as the bell of the abandoned village church.
Then, it recoiled rustling from the black-frocked
village tongues congregated to snip and snipe,
hang the flayed red tongues in honour
of the day of the saint. Continue reading

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An End to Animal Testing for Drug Discovery?


An end to animal testing for drug discovery?

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Friday Fictioneers: Light


Light

I jumped at the invective, glancing away from the dangling spaghetti of cables to the spaghetti of veins on the back of the hand that came gently down onto my shoulder. Continue reading

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Art from Paper Coffee Filters


There I was, tidying the kitchen cupboards  and I came across several boxes of unused coffee machine filters, of varying sizes. I use a cafetière now. I’ve had these redundant filters for years. I don’t like throwing things away even … Continue reading

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