Category Archives: Somerset

A wonderful walk

A beautiful spring day – so the perfect time to walk the Taunton to Bridgwater canal towpath. Lovely reflections in the water, bridges, locks, wildlife, ice-cream, picnic – what’s not to like? A pair of swans with a nest – … Continue reading

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The speed of Spring

I can’t remember a spring which has ‘sprung’ with such speed and energy as this year’s – I have been out and about with my camera, trying to capture the subtle, lovely changes. These track a period of about 10 … Continue reading

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February Fun…

So, here we are again – I hope you have been happily and busily engaged since last September. I’m not sure how it happens, but life sometimes takes over and posting just gets lost. I’ve managed a few posts on … Continue reading

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Ravens, writing desks and lamp posts?

So, now you know how a sewer pipe is like a gas lamp! Welcome to the Narnia section of the ‘Secret Story Garden’ – and just to tempt you to come along, here are a couple more images:     … Continue reading

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Why is a raven like a writing desk?

Well, both are ‘things’ I suppose. You might just as well say ‘How is a sewer pipe like a gas lamp?’ You won’t find the answer to that one in a book, but you sure will if you come along … Continue reading

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Knitting, sewing, gluing, painting, planting, constructing… ‘stuff’

I note, with shame, that a whole month has passed with ne’er a squeak from me on this blog. Blame the summer weather, friends and family, and various projects which have kept me busy. Right now I am surrounded with … Continue reading

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Palladian glories

Last week, on one of the hottest days of the year, OV and I were to be found climbing up to the Bath ‘skyline walk’, pausing every few metres to enjoy the views (and get our breath back!)  Encountering a … Continue reading

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