Category Archives: Local Area

June is Bustin’ Out All Over…

To our eldest daughter, June is the loveliest month of the year. I’m inclined to agree with her – even though I don’t have a birthday this month as she does. But, to be fair, she made that comment taking … Continue reading

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The Promise of May

When we first moved to the village in which we’ve lived for the past ten years, people who didn’t know me called me ‘the lady who walks’. Well, I don’t mind being labelled as such because, quite honestly, it suits … Continue reading

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Loudly Sing Cuckoo

Every year, from April onwards, I listen for the distinctive call of the cuckoo when I’m out on my walk, and yesterday, I was not disappointed. It’s a little later than I’ve heard it in some years, when the spring … Continue reading

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