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As we move through the days , everything seems to be waking up. I made the mistake today of looking outside and seeing the sunshine, so I set off merrily on my walk, without a coat , but ( as my mum would say) there was 'a nasty cold wind' which probably kept me walking just a little faster than usual. So no real harm done.  However I could still look into the hedgerows and see the small unsung heroes making their debuts . The small ferns beginning to unfurl the blackthorn flowers really putting on a show , for...

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Hi everyone, Thursdays seem to come around so quickly, and I realise it is time to write another blog. I seem to twitter on about the weather or the state of things, and life trundles on. Last week it was unseasonably warm, but this week the temperature here in the UK has dropped considerably. I think because we experience big changes in a short time, us Brits talk about the weather a lot. A walk on Sunday near Croyd in North Devon and it felt like summer ...   I hope wherever you are in the world that you can...

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As many of you know , I have been recovering from a recent operation, slowly feeling my way back to feeling more normal again. This lovely Spring sunshine that is bathing the UK at the moment is really helping make me feel things are healing well. I know things are uncertain, and so many people are wondering how they will cope , with costs rising, and believe me I know very few of the answers. I do know however, that nature, going a  walk , everyday, being outside, does make things feel more manageable.  So another milestone this week was managing...

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Wow, what a beautiful Spring day here in Mid Devon, everything is bursting into life and the sunshine is the icing on the cake .A walk around my garden, seeing the camellia beginning to do it's thing, and looking over the fields, just lovely. At last some good news , as we saw the people released from Iran, and coming home...how must they be feeling, and they're loved ones ? Just wonderful, I know there are people left behind, and I know there is such a lot of other difficult news, but we all needed something positive too. I am...

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