Monthly Archives: July 2012

Summer doesn’t keep

I looked outside, through the glass door, and found Max asleep in the sun by the falling-over hollyhocks.¬† Must be July. I know what you’re thinking. ‘Those hollyhocks need staking,’ you’re thinking. Well I tried that but the immense heavy … Continue reading

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Summer’s arrival, Tillie’s advice

¬†Subscribe in a reader Someone flipped the ‘rain’ switch to ‘sun’ (happens every July here) and now it’s summer with quite lovely bright days–not too hot– and starry, cool nights. The jasmines are blooming. This one is common jasmine (Jasminum … Continue reading

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