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Where did May go?

Posted by Kate Thomas on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, In : May at home 
Perhaps it's a sign of getting older, but the month of May seems to have flown by.

The lilac flowers in the garden are over, and a rather superb show of flag irises has started.

Oh, and we've printed and embroidered masses of garments too. In fact, it's been our busiest May for some years.

So busy we even missed the Tweet Up at The Courtyard in Hereford.

Late nights working take their toll, so, please do bear with us, as we plan to have a well earned break over the forthcoming Bank Holiday weeken...
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The importance of preparation...

Posted by Kate Thomas on Friday, May 4, 2012, In : May at home 
I moved my car from the driveway yesterday, it having been abandoned for several days in favour of my husband's pick up truck due to the floods. I was dismayed to discover a bird's nest had fallen from the engine on to the ground. Closer inspection revealed a perfect blackbird's nest, a cosy mixture of moss, mud and dried grass.

Thankfully, no eggs had yet been laid.

And this morning, at breakfast, we were witness to Mr. and Mrs. Blackbird returning to renew their nest building efforts. This ti...

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