Monthly Archives: Jun 2012

Isatis tinctoria

18°C, CR 64 miles, Sunny & sunburnt Woad: an interesting plant to try out. A friend dropped off a packet of seeds knowing it was the sort of thing that would appeal to me. She was right. they can’t be … Continue reading

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13°C, grey. Phone rings in the middle of the day- no-one I know & it’s a bank holiday: “Are you the man of the house? Me: say again. Are you the man of the house? Me: What does that mean?” … Continue reading

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She ended her story.

13°C, grey & cool, CR:53 miles Dear Bessie finished her story today. A story that spanned 14½ years. She became ill just over a day ago while I was on my way to the Lake District. Mum called me back home … Continue reading

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Erroneous weather

12°C, rain The Weather was correct last year- early June days reached 24°C, and summer half-term saw me wading into a mountain lake for a paddle while walking up Nantlle Ridge. This year, the air is cool & rain has … Continue reading

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