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Goodbye September, Hello October

The end of August and most of September passed by in a whirl of phone calls, paperwork signatures, and bottomless cardboard boxes. It is said, September is a great time for making new starts, which I hope bodes well for us. All this stress and frantic activity is down to one little (actually rather big) thing;… Continue reading Goodbye September, Hello October

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One From the Archives: Harvesting the Delight of Parham

[One from the archives, originally posted Sunday, 27 September 2015 sophiecosussex.blogspot.com/] Harvesting the delight of Parham “Welcome to the true heart of England, and of Sussex.” The voices of the land seemed to speak to me, “Take your time, linger, let us ensnare you. Perhaps you’ll never leave.” As a child, I read many a fairy… Continue reading One From the Archives: Harvesting the Delight of Parham

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What to look for in Nature – March and April

The old folklore states that ‘March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb’. Indeed, the weather of March is particularly changeable, poised as the month is on the cusp of two seasons. Winter can still make its influence felt, especially in the northern counties, but in my home area of Sussex,… Continue reading What to look for in Nature – March and April

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One From The Archives: A Downland Walk

Archive post: Thursday, 19 February 2015 A Downland Walk For one of the first times this year, the sun shone with noticeable warmth, making it a pleasure to stretch, breath deeply and stroll grassy paths, and gaze upwards into the blue. I climbed high above the village onto the side of the downs, and higher,… Continue reading One From The Archives: A Downland Walk