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Print shop open!

I have had quite a lot of interest in my Instagram feed of late and several people have asked about buying prints. So I have set up a gallery where you will be able to buy a section of my most recent images. At the moment I am just offering a couple of options –…

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The unveiling of spring

This week has been a mixed bag of weather. It started with the equinox on Monday which was cold and wet and miserable. But as the week has gone on the sun has taken over and slowly but surely things are warming up. As always I’ve been out walking every morning – taking the same…

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A whirlwind trip to London

A few weeks ago my daughter Reya  and I headed out of the sticks for a whirlwind visit to London. The main purpose of our trip was a gig at the Brixton O2 to see Tom O’Dell (my daughter is a huge fan and I’d bought her tickets back in the early summer on the day…

Food and recipes

Lemony pheasant recipe

Lemony pheasant

  As I type the house is filling with the lovely lemony smell of this fab but simple dish! In case you’re wondering the photos you see here are of a previous incarnation – known in the trade as one that I made earlier! Being a Norfolk country girl pheasant has always been a favourite…

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Pickled lemons

I’ve been making these lovely pickled lemons for years from a recipe in an old BBC paperback called the Perfect Pickle Book. It’s one of those battered books that I come back to every year at this time of the year as the recipes are just spot on – even though the hand knitted jumper…

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Blackcurrant and blueberry jam therapy

Life has been very hectic over the past few weeks to say the least !  Work has been manic and we have my mother in law Dora living with us as she is very frail and her previous living situation became intolerable. She was doing really well until a couple of weeks ago when she suffered another…

Morning walk

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Super clouds – super moon

It began this morning with another lovely later summer early morning walk.  The sky was bluer than blue with curious streaks and wisps of clouds trailing across the sky. This evening there was a super harvest moon. We bolted our tea and rushed to see it rise orange and streaked with cloud,  from the village…

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The first day of Autumn

So today is the first day of Autumn in the meteorological sense at least.  I prefer to go with the equinoxes and won’t really feel it’s Autumn until 21 September.  That said today was not very inspiring.  After a warm and rather cloudy start it was wet for most of the day. Here are a…

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Absolute rubbish

This is not the first time that I’ve posted pictures of rubbish in the verges. Over the years since I’ve been doing my morning walk I’ve seen beds, sofas, computers, fridges, car seats as well as the usual litter that people chuck out of their cars into the verges.  I am always at a loss…

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