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Rime and Roses

This weekend I picked roses in the garden, which still held a subtle perfume of summer …. Then, the next morning winter arrived, just in time for Christmas. A frosty, misty morning full of sparkling promise And the boys loving … Continue reading

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One Door Closes, Another Opens…

Before I go any further, I want to thank all of you who read and responded to my last post.  Losing my lovely old horse hit me hard and the genuine sympathy offered by my blogging friends was truly touching. … Continue reading

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Garden Treats

A welcome, not too violent storm freshened the air last night and brought welcome relief to my old horse, Aly, who has had great difficulties with his breathing in this last week’s mounting heat.  And though the rain brought down showers … Continue reading

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The Colour Purple – Royal Flush of Spring

Since my altercation between a horse and a hard place just over a month ago, my horizons – and my energies – have been strictly limited.  But at last the leg is starting to heal and even if I can’t get up to much … Continue reading

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Horse or Garden?

It’s so easy to be over-optimistic isn’t it?  In our corner of South West France, spring is always stop/go.  The first little bulbs show their pretty faces and you start thinking better weather is just around the corner…….. So when … Continue reading

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