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Did the Romans ride bikes?

In Sussex they may well have done so judging by the statues on the Centurion Way.  This cycle route runs from West Dean to near the Roman Palace of Fishbourne on the outskirts of Chichester and provides a welcome alternative to … Continue reading

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Watch with Mother

Monday – Picture Book Tuesday – Andy Pandy Wednesday – Bill and Ben Thursday – Rag, Tag and Bobtail Friday – The Woodentops, with the very biggest spotty dog you ever did see This was a week’s TV viewing for … Continue reading

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Meet the Collection Holders

As I said in a post last September, there is a long show season for our Collection Holders and Steve Hickman’s calendar for 2012 proved this to me when I visited him earlier this month.  On Sunday I met up … Continue reading

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Little cuties

Joanna Jones has been out and about, and last week visited Waterperry Gardens, holders of the National Collection of Saxifraga subsect. Kabschia & Engleria.  For those unfamiliar with these little gems, it is well worth a visit.  The Saxifrage weekend is … Continue reading

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Fumewort

Corydalis, member of the Papaveraceae family, common names, Fumewort, Bird in a Bush. Looking up Corydalis on the RHS website and you could think that you have found the ideal plant.  It would appear to grow in any well drained … Continue reading

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Follow the crowd

Like getting out of the Underground at Sloane Square during Chelsea week, we didn’t need directions to Brandy Mount in Alresford.  We just followed the line of determined and well wrapped up enthusiasts making their way to see Michael Baron’s … Continue reading

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Sneezeweed

I don’t do Sat Nav, but when I looked up the location of Janet and Martin Blow’s garden in the hamlet of Hankelow near Crewe in Cheshire, I knew that I had to give it a try.  There was no … Continue reading

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