Monthly Archives: January 2014

late afternoon light

Originally posted on a cheerful living adventure:
Well, there was me saying I didn’t know what to write, and here I am with three posts in two days! Ridiculous woman. Today has been gloriously sunshiney, and, in contrast to yesterday’s…

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Gadgets and Krakens

I am not, as anyone who has shared a house with me will testify, a ‘morning person’. My propulsion from my bed to an upright position and embarkation on morning routines are pretty well covered by the phrase ‘The Kraken … Continue reading

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Not a Blue Monday

Glad to say that it didn’t turn out to be that ridiculously named and commercially inspired ‘blue’ Monday today. Some dastardly folk tried to tell us that this would be the most depressing day of the year, just to inspire … Continue reading

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Bark and Buds: How to Easily Identify 12 Deciduous Trees in Winter.

Bark and Buds: How to Easily Identify 12 Deciduous Trees in Winter.. I really like this site. Being able to appreciate trees even after all their leaves have fallen has been making a big difference to my mood so far … Continue reading

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The Still Times

I went for a walk in the cemetery on Sunday, when the wind and the rain had temporarily subsided, and was struck by an intense feeling of stillness. No wind, no wildlife, nothing growing; it was like being the only … Continue reading

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Newness

Happy New Year! Look! Snowdrops. Seen on 2nd January. Is that early? It feels like it. Although I’ll be taking down the Christmas decorations (supposedly today but we might let it slip) I think I’ll need some other winter decorations … Continue reading

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A New Year

A Happy New Year to you all. I’ve always found it a bit strange that the new year starts on the first day of January because it’s not tied to any cosmological or seasonal event that signifies a change or … Continue reading

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