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Creators, Not Victims

Tea is a salve when trouble brews... and I've got good and bad news. If you recognize the post title, you're on the ball. It's a re-post. That's the bad news. The good news is, I've done an overhaul of my entire blog. It happened in a roundabout way and turned me upside down for… Continue reading Creators, Not Victims

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Green Mean

I’ve pensioned off a few of my “bouncer plants” (aka weeds), and I feel bad about it. Faced with a section of dead ground as hard as cement, so compacted gardening implements twanged in terror, I adopted a rehabilitation program that requires a thick skin.  The only plant willing to root in the aforementioned barren,… Continue reading Green Mean

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Brrrrr! Shower Power

This morning I had a cold shower. Slowly put bits and pieces of myself under the water. I gasped, my heart lurched, and I thought "I'm too old for this. If I peg now, the medics will get an eyeful of parts of me I don't want them to see, parts they don't want to… Continue reading Brrrrr! Shower Power

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A Bit of Weed

Nothing like a bit of weed to cheer oneself up. I've been giving all the plants in my garden sidelong glances, thinking Can I eat you? Not because I'm high. I've never smoked a plant, but I darn well intend doing so before I die. I better hurry up then hey. I suspect no one… Continue reading A Bit of Weed

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Succulent Success

I watched the first episode of Our Planet yesterday evening whilst eating the first salad I've had in months. Why I avoid eating leaves puzzles me. I so enjoy them when I do. David Attenborough narrates, and I've had a bit of a crush on him for years (and he's been around for ages). His… Continue reading Succulent Success

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Mundane Miracles

Life is mundane. True? False? My answer, when I'm in a happy mood is: False. For me, it depends on the moon and how much sleep I've had. There are days when birdsong swells my life. And then there are days when birdsong flies under the radar because I'm too busy being mundane and muddled… Continue reading Mundane Miracles