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Lo, a rose here growing


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This will be my last post about my sentimental possessions I promise – for a little while at least! But I have also recently acquired what you see below. They might not look like much at present, but they are called St Saviour’s Rose, a rose bred specifically for the 150th birthday of the Anglican

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Red birds in winter


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I thought I’d show you something else I bought myself as a birthday treat. Who am I kidding that my life is not just one great internal accumulation of symbolism, or metaphor on metaphor, because if you have been reading here for a time you might recall me referring to red birds, and particularly cardinals,

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Christmas decorating


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You will just have to indulge me here, because I have actually decorated a “real” Christmas tree this year, so I thought I’d show you. It’s fun. I didn’t really want to buy a plastic tree that had to be stored in a big box somewhere till next year, and had in mind a little

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Weekend report


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~ On Friday night I caught up with a very old friend. We reminisced about childhood days in Tamworth. It’s curious how we have our different perceptions on the same moments from times past. She says I was the wild adventurous one, which is perhaps true, but there must have been something in the inspiration,

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Bunting for Annie


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I thought I could at least fill up some space with pictures. So here is something else that I made for my niece’s sixth birthday. The story behind this is that once upon a time I bought the Frankie Magazine Spaces book (no longer available) because it had a crochet bedspread on the front cover

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