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Seasons Greetings


“Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves.” ― Laura Esquivel Thanks to all of you in 2022 who have helped me strike my matches. Ann

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Pages from a Sketchbook with Tomato


I thought the iPhone was great, but this takes it to a new level – simply because it’s eight times the size of the iPhone, as big as a reasonably-sized sketchbook… Anyone who likes drawing and mark-making will like to … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR


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Harvest


“Flowing on by,the leaves of rhubarb.What Swiftness!“ With apologies to Takahama Kyoshi, who actually wrote, in the above haiku, radishes not rhubarb. Another year has swiftly flowed on by. Almost. There’s been no time for ennui despite Covid-19 and the … Continue reading

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Japanese Anemone 2011


“No-one ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” Heraclitus About a month ago, my computer crashed. I was about to buy a new one, but … and I … Continue reading

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Homage to Nature


“In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.”   ~ Aristotle

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The Season of Bowls


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Women’s March, London 2017: Uplifting, Inspiring, Very Happy to be One Among the Young, Old, Dogs in Coats who Attended


   

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One Square at a Time


There is a lot of weather going round at the moment, physically and metaphysically. Since I’m talking about squares, forgive the play on words, though the round in my first sentence ought really to be around. Poetic licence. There is a deal of … Continue reading

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Nature Journal 6: Buttercups and Herb Robert


Buttercup “The common Buttercup (Ranunculus acris) bears among rustics in the midland counties the vulgar name of “Crazy,” for which, until lately, I could never account; but it would appear that this meadow plant is considered an “insane herb” by … Continue reading

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