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Third and Final Curtain Call: Outside

This shows the garden and the outside of the house. I must confess that the very last photograph was actually staged; but as I didn’t take it perhaps that can be excused… From all of us who have lived here, … Continue reading

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The Big Stone Giant Always Eats His Greens

…or so I plan to tell our grandchildren when next they come to stay…

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Winter Sun

We have had a very grey and gloomy winter this year but yesterday the sun came out late in the afternoon, the sunlight falling across the old rose trellis on the scullery wall…

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Hard Power, Soft Power

I was recently rereading Robert Kagan’s 2003 book ‘Of Paradise and Power’, in which he contrasts European and American reactions to other states that oppose them. He argues (to simplify very considerably) that where Europe typically pursues its goals through … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle

This might not quite count as a shot of our home or garden, as the honeysuckle has actually crept through the gap between wall and fence between us and our very nice next door neighbours.  Still, under English and Welsh … Continue reading

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Pot Plant Part Pic

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Broom

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