Category Archives: Climate change

In the time of the virus: day 97

Sunday again.  Plans for an afternoon garden get-together were abandoned, for several reasons but the main one was the very changeable weather.  Tea in the garden not such an appealing proposition when it’s intermittently pouring with horizontal rain then sunshiny … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 95

Today was the first time since lockdown we visited one of our very favourite gardens – Heale Garden.  The weather was hot but there were enough shady places to sit in the garden to make it feel just perfect.  As … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 81

A good day. I like to make my  almost daily walk purposeful if it’s just a local one, and today was no exception.  To start off with I took myself off to our local shopping street where we are fortunate … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 80

Rain!! Real, wet rain.  At long long last.  I think this is the first proper rain we’ve had since March, and it’s so badly needed. After a reasonably energetic morning (a few jobs jobbed; a nice walk to the river … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 70 (Monday)

It’s day 70.  It’s no longer March, nor April, nor even May.  Now we’re in June.  Spring has gone, and it’s officially summer.  And I’m fearful that all those hard weeks of lockdown are being wantonly thrown away by the … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 68

Just the briefest of posts today, Saturday.  Another hot day, so we went out for an early walk in the morning cool.  Down to the river, then we parted ways and I took a longer stroll while he went back … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 65

A yoyo day today.  On the plus side I slept well enough and woke up feeling energetic and wanting to get on with things. I spent as long as I could on the allotment (until it became just too hot … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 60

Day 60.  I can hardly believe what I’m writing here.  Our 60th day in lockdown. I reflected on what this has meant for us and wrote it down.  Then I deleted it all.  Far too negative and I don’t think … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 58

Another bright sunny and hot day; another day with no rain and none in prospect.  For us gardeners this means another day of watering any tender plants; and another day of planning our growing and gardening to minimise the amount … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 53

Today I had two lovely messages from blog readers – one a lovely email from someone I’ve only met once but definitely regard as a friend.  I am so grateful to them – messages like that are like gold dust … Continue reading

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