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Shouting from my Shed – 27 Hello! 62% of you voted for me to keep my newsletters long and waffling (clearly my audience is predominantly layabouts without any proper work to be doing on weekday afternoons), so I’m going to keep things that way. But for […] Read »
April Tree Climb As is becoming customary, I had been looking forward to my monthly tree climb for a while. I was curious about this visit. Look one way, and spring is here – neon green hedgerows and clouds of frothy pink cherry […] Read »
Take your own Path not what Instagram tells you to do I blame Trail. Or perhaps I blame Instagram. More and more people have more and more appetite for the outdoors. That is fabulous, of course. My social media feeds offer up ever more photographs of beautiful landscapes. But I have […] Read »
March Tree Climb It is my third visit of the year to this fine old oak tree; a nice habit beginning to build. We are 65 days into 2019 already, and there’s still no sign of change here in the wood. I’m still […] Read »
Shouting from my Shed 26 OK, Al, Repeat after me… “Keep this newsletter short. Don’t go off on a ramble. Keep this newsletter short. Don’t go off on a ramble. Keep this newsletter short. Don’t go off on a ramble….” Right, I’mm ready! (Much readier, in fact, […] Read »
A Moon Walk What I’m mostly looking for these days are clues. Clues and cues, reminders that out there — out beyond the double glazing and the smartphone notifications — is the clockwork majesty of the universe. This helps to recalibrate me after […] Read »

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