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Open Garden Village

Every year, Chawton village opens up a lot of its gardens to the public. We go when we can. Given it’s where Mirinda goes for her book group once a month, she feels like a bit of a local. This … Continue reading

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Strangers in the garden

Every two years, the hidden gardens of Grayshott are revealed. People open their gardens up to the inquisitive public who drool over displays of bright rhododendrons and azaleas as they wander from house to house through the village. There were … Continue reading

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The Bourne Gardener

‘If lost, look for the green balloons,’ the leaflet said. Of course, you have to find the leaflet first. The poster (which I saw first) was a bit vague on the actual locations of the green balloons. It did give … Continue reading

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Hope Dinner 2012

Paris is a very white city. We’ve never noticed it before but when you look down from the roof of the 59th floor of the Montparnasse Tower, you realise it is so. So many people queue for days in order … Continue reading

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World Cup

I love football but today I watched a game that makes me realise what it must be like to have to watch something you don’t like. The Slovenia v Algeria game. Talk about dire. In fact, when the fourth official … Continue reading

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