Monthly Archives: May 2015

Four things to do with wild garlic

Wild garlic season is knocking on, but there’s still plenty of it about, and it must rank among the most easy to distinguish of all wild plants. The swathes of wide green leaves and white flowers that cover woodland banks … Continue reading

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The next big adventure

I’ve been keeping it reasonably quiet during the planning stages, but yesterday my name appeared on the official website for people attempting the Green Ribbon 2015, and it is all suddenly beginning to feel very real. The Green Ribbon, (or … Continue reading

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The Wreck of the Jeanne

A while ago, as I was wandering in the grounds of St Oswald’s church in Lythe, I came across an unusual grave. It was reasonably smart and clean for a stone of its age, and bore the following inscription: In … Continue reading

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