Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 – a year of running and gardening

I don’t know whether I ever said it here, but early in 2014 I decided I couldn’t do everything this year, and I’d concentrate on just two things – running, and gardening. After my year of buttling in 2013, I … Continue reading

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With the garden under several inches of snow, my mind has turned to what to do when it’s all melted. I do so love this time of year for hatching plans and forming schemes. So here I am on the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! As predicted, it was a lovely quiet day here. We opened gifts, spoke to family, and pottered around slowly making dinner, then pulled on our boots for a late afternoon stomp around the woods (with a quick visit … Continue reading

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nearly there…

Things have started getting a little festive around here. I love it. My presents are nearly bought, our tree is up, and I’ve been out every weekend with the flute choir playing carols at local Christmas fairs. I’ve eaten quite … Continue reading

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disappearing act

Oops. After all my ramblings you’d be forgiven for thinking I’d run off to actually be someone else. I just don’t know where the last three weeks have gone! I usually find a hint while looking through my photographs. Hmm, … Continue reading

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