Monthly Archives: June 2013

Swallows and wild flowers

Last Tuesday, after my farrier John Crofts had shod Bo, I took a few photos around the farm and my horse Bo’s field on the eastern side of the Garth mountain. I caught a good moment as a shoe was … Continue reading

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Fireworks Clay Studios: open studios in Tudor Lane, Cardiff

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Fireworks Clay Studios is a group of artists, mostly working with clay, to be found through a plain door at 24 Tudor Lane.  Entering last Saturday, an Open Studios day, was like walking into a Tardis, with an open courtyard … Continue reading

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Allotments, some bad barbed wire and the spring at Charlcombe

Yesterday was a meeting-up day with two friends from Swindon and Bath, this time in Bath where we began with a cuppa at the beautiful allotments.  I’ve noted my obsession with allotment land before (on May 9th 2013).  These ones … Continue reading

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Floral verges and hedgerows

I watch the flowers and plants changing when riding by verges and hedgerows. This year has been weird, with the wild garlic (right) trying to pop up, disappearing and then flowering recently.  Bluebells are late and everywhere. Violets, campions and … Continue reading

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Harvesting the wood at Coed y Gedrys

The dark pines are gone beside what we call Gas Lane (harking back to the gasline being laid).  Another section of Coed y Gedrys on the lower slopes of the Garth was harvested last year and the bluebells are taking … Continue reading

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Rosie: a nice cat

Our very nice cat, Rosie, died this morning in an accident.  No marks, no pain or fear in her eyes.  A last photo is her rolling around in the sunshine on our drive yesterday. She liked that, and sleeping on … Continue reading

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