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Perverts and Weirdos

As a writer of fiction I love writing strange characters. The weirder the better; the more perverted they are the happier I am. My fascination with the way the human brain works and the processes it goes through, both logical and illogical, are my biggest inspiration. 263 more words

Isabella's Random Life

Day 131 - Spring Garden and The Best Days of Your Life

You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.  Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, put one foot in front of the other, and go on.

Adapted from Unknown Author


Year of Grace, Day 134. Love-in-a-Mist – a gardener’s whimsy

One of the first plants I ever grew from seed as a novice gardener was Nigella damascena. This is a Mediterranean native and when I first saw it in someone’s garden – blooming in a hazy cloud in the very palest of blues – it was love at first sight. 433 more words


More signs of spring

Hello again,

I was considering sharing another #tbt post but I thought about it and wondered why I would when there is so much to take photos of outside. 110 more words

Taken With Canon Rebel T5i

Prop Shopping

Springtime is play time around the Power household.

You may remember, if you’re a friend or reader of our old blog, Archipelago, that last spring I played Sally Bowles… 1,030 more words


It's So, So Green at Toad Hollow Today ...

Cuttings (later)

This urge, wrestle, resurrection of dry sticks,
Cut stems struggling to put down feet,
What saint strained so much,
Rose on such lopped limbs to a new life? 242 more words


March 22nd

There is much hustle and bustle down at the allotment site.  The shed shop has opened its doors; manure, compost, canes, netting, grit, liquid seaweed and other gardening paraphernalia are for sale (and at better prices than the nursery or garden centre).   202 more words