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SPRINGTIME

Or is it summer? Two months have passed since the last posting, eight weeks, from March snow and April rain, a lot of it more than 20 inches in the two months combined here at Fordhollow, to May sunshine. Now, on … Continue reading

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WINTER, AGAIN.

The winter months are passing, or we thought they were until March’s snow interruptions, two weekends apart. Unusual snow that was so fine you didn’t feel it was amounting to much until you realised it was a full cover, accumulating … Continue reading

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BLACKBIRD

My friendly Blackbird. In truth, he is a belligerent character, set on defending his territory as any good cock bird should. The problem is that the interloper he spies advancing onto his patch is his own reflection as the sun shines … Continue reading

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HOW MANY MILES?

ask how many miles had this relict run before nature took it in

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WOODLAND LIGHTS

Early morning light reflects a woodland sparkle spring buds will soon come  

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DING DONG, MERRILY…

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SWEET CHESTNUT

We coppiced the tree Sweet Chestnut growing too tall Winter sleep cut down   We had to coppice the Sweet Chestnut tree as it was growing under the power lines, planted in the wrong spot almost nine years ago. I … Continue reading

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