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Monthly Archives: April, 2015

Sometimes it feels like …..

…. Some bodies watching me.    One of our red hens has become a spy.  She has learned that we keep her favourite treat, tasty meal worms in a tub … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

24 Hours in the Past

“Everything in the Victorian times was worth something” The TV has a handful of B listers who are busy being Victorian. It’s on the BBC.  Their job? Waste collectors. What … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Creature in obscure location 

This grill covers an entrance to a shaft. The shaft leads to disused access tunnels in the WWI German front line trenches in Belgium. They’re in the section of the … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · 6 Comments

Solar powered weekend

Spent the weekend in a friend’s camper van visiting the Belgium town of Ypres which was a significant location in WWI.     The van had a solar panel on the … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 4 Comments

Flower in obscurity

Spotted another of these today.    A wee dandelion in the rocks. Self seeded no doubt.    On the ramparts in the Belgian town of Ypres. Just by the moat. … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

Signs of Spring

when you have an allotment it’s an optimistic business but always a little shaky when spring starts.  The blossom is very welcome but makes you wary of the frost.    … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

Kale Krisp Krazy

The allotment season is getting underway. New plants and seedlings, plans and ideas.  The previous year’s produce has mainly wound down but the exception is the cabbage patch.  Well strictly … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 8 Comments

Lizard time

Originally posted on Uncle Spike's Adventures:
As the weather warms up, the creatures of summer start to appear. Tortoises are already out, and very soon we’ll hear the endless…

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bee holes and Batteries

A story of new life for an ugly thing. And a bee short cut.  What do you do with a car battery that the garage says is no longer any … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blooming Lovely

sometimes you just need to step back and enjoy the view.    Snake’s head fritilleries bobbing in the breeze.  So delicate; so lovely.    The inside of a tulip with … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · 5 Comments

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