Category Archives: The Turning Year

The first glimpse of winter

It happens every now and again, that I will be shocked into realizing that the seasons are changing.  It happened this year. By the time summer is waning, I look forward to autumn with great excitement.  I love to feel … Continue reading

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Sunshine!

Finally, after what seems like weeks and weeks of grey, dismal weather, the sun is shining.  I’m way behind with my work, but I decided to sneak an afternoon in the park.  Well, I say afternoon, but we were out … Continue reading

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Escape to the Country

Today did not begin as I had intended it.  I woke up groggy, having slept incredibly heavily.  Last night I felt quite poorly – dizzy and headachy and slightly nauseous: either a sinus infection or overtiredness – hence the almost-comatose … Continue reading

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Midwinter’s approach

As we draw nearer to the longest night, we must remember that everything will happen in its own time.  Nature must go through the season of dullness and darkness before the light returns.  Does the earth yearn for the new … Continue reading

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A Blissful Bank Holiday

For the Bank Holiday weekend, I gave in to my beloved’s moaning that he hadn’t been on holiday and we took the tent to camp at his parent’s house, in the meadow behind the garden.  We had tried to book … Continue reading

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Midsummer

The year is turning.  The days will gradually get shorter, the nights longer.  It is part of the natural progression, and it happens every year.  It is a sad change. I feel so restless.  The burgeoning sunlight and the lingering … Continue reading

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