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The grey and the green

A wonderful blog from Diane Sims this week who shares the love and history of a willow tree in her garden. The tree sadly took a massive hit from a storm at the end of last year. Diane talks about

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Leaving, changing, starting, springing

Despite the date on this summary, I am writing it a month after it should have been written (I have been very busy, mostly with voluntary work for a community group), so I will attempt the briefest summary I have written

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Time travel, rock stars and chilli peppers

Not so many posts for Week 34, but it was the week after the bank holiday and some of the regulars are busy travelling or getting back into the routine after travelling. And less posts mean that you have time

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Language, art and a bit of elbow grease

We’ve had 10 contributions this week – thanks to everyone who’s blogged, read and liked the posts, as well as anyone who’s decided to follow the blog. It’s been great reading all your posts, and I highly recommend looking after

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Urban walk July 2013

It can be easy for us to miss beautiful things and places that are right on our doorstep when we see them every day. Fortunately Janet Davis has chronicled a walk in two different areas of her city, with a bus

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Guerilla Gardening

For week 27 Karen Hart blogs about her illegal stash of plant pots on the roof of her flat. These plant pots shouldn’t be there, there’s rules about these sorts of things, regardless of whether it would improve the environment

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A new reason to bee excited

Graham Budd has been trying to get colleagues to contribute stories of what they do in their daily work to share with the public on Facebook. He writes about getting the Parks Rangers to record and contribute something about their

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