Monthly Archives: February 2012

Patience is a virtue

Well, February 2012 was a bit of a wash-out on the gardening front, even with this extra leap-year day!  I spent half of it in Hospital, and the rest recovering at home. The annoying thing is that I feel quite … Continue reading

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Flame Willows

So far I haven’t said much about where we live.  A child of the London suburbs, I have had the good fortune to escape from the big city and make my home in a beautiful part of North-West Hampshire.  Sandy’s … Continue reading

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Getting going again

I’m feeling a little bit stronger every day. And it has been such a pleasure receiving all the cards, emails, comments, tweets etc of encouragement. It really does help. Joan came over this afternoon, checked the greenhouse and all the … Continue reading

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Pride Goes Before a Fall

I feel quite embarrassed reading my last post, with it’s air of “it’s only flu – I can handle it”. In fact I couldn’t handle it, things became worse and worse, until the Sunday when I was rushed into hospital, … Continue reading

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Confined to Bed

I’ve got the bloody flu! This is especially galling as I had a flu jab back in October. Sandy, who sometimes suffers from ‘Man Flu’, was initially convinced that I had a bad cold. But now he acknowledges that this … Continue reading

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