Monthly Archives: "May 2013"

Hedgerow Flowers

Since May is the time of year when the hedgerows are at their most floriferous, a small study was undertaken last Sunday to count those flowers. This little botanical field trip involved a modest walk of about half a mile along a couple of back lanes in deepest West Dorset. It required a notebook and

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Unfinished Needlework Projects – Part One

There’s something poignant and appealing about old unfinished needlework projects. They raise so many questions: Who’s work was is? When was it started? Why was it never completed? Over the last year or two the cottage seems to have become the new home for other (unknown) people’s unfinished needlework and embroidery. Items that aren’t really

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