Tag Archives: nature

Life, and Other Happenings

I submitted a manuscript in May for a competition. The blog post is here, for anyone who wants. The results came out a while ago, and I didn’t make the short list. I’m not sorry I tried, and I think … Continue reading

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An Historic Weed

This is an addition to my previous post. Quite a few people didn’t know what blackjacks were, and I wondered where else they can be found. Compliments of Wikipedia – the scientific name for Blackjacks is Bidens pilosa. Here is … Continue reading

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Cosmos, Blackjacks, Tatting and Writing

We’re into autumn here, and these flowers are one of my favourite parts. They tend to grow alongside roads, and it isn’t always easy to get a good photo. As you can see, there isn’t a safe place to pull … Continue reading

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Tat a Pot Plant!

I came across this pattern on ‘Intatters’ some time ago and tatted it as a gift for a friend of mine. Here’s the link –¬†http://homemadebymeta.blogspot.nl/2013/06/potatted-plants.html I used a polystyrene ball covered with felt inside the flowerpot (which originally held a … Continue reading

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Spring is Sprung…

What can I say, there are some benefits to living in the Southern Hemisphere. When I was growing up we would say this little piece of doggerel every year. We thought it hilarious. Here is all of it for anyone … Continue reading

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