Monthly Archives: April 2012

tadpole titanic

Time travel is possible. I was eight years old again just the other day – and for much of that day. The first time I was eight the millstream in my village burst its banks and flooded the surrounding area. … Continue reading

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bitten

So far, April was indeed the cruellest month. A touch of frost had been forecast for the 2nd day of the month and I thought it wise to cover all rhododendron blossoms which, without exception are frost-tender. But when I … Continue reading

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spring fashion

The pond, a sad, dead and empty watery hole, has become deader and emptier yet since a pair of mallards and one or more herons ( I found tell-tale rounded feathers) have made short shrift of the black wriggling masses … Continue reading

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