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Escape to the sun

Apart from putting forward the ridiculous hypothesis that Jesus once visited Britain, William Blake’s poetic reference to “England’s green and pleasant land”, with specific reference to “mountains green” and “pleasant pastures” , ignores the fact that it is only so … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons: waterfalls and pleasures revisited.

For over two weeks now I’ve been non-stop busy in the garden.  The physically most demanding job has been cutting hedges because some of them are 15-20 feet high.  That means erecting, dismantling (English is sometimes very strange, why not … Continue reading

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Tilos: images, looking back.

I’m back home now and trying to sort out my garden and come to terms with the vagaries of British weather.  The vegetables would have shrivelled and died if a friend hadn’t watered them for me in the heat and … Continue reading

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