Category Archives: Somerset

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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If you can’t beat them…

Some will remember the  force of the winter gales which ripped across the country last winter, destroying vulnerable buildings and bringing down trees, before floods hit Somerset and made us front page news. Our dear old African Hut, complete with … Continue reading

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Busy busy busy

A fortnight’s silence on this blog = lots of activities which have kept blogging well and truly pruned. Busy-ness included sunset-catching/watching, trips to the beach, eating traditional Swiss food (prepared by a ‘traditional’ Swiss student) plus a wedding, a farewell … Continue reading

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