Monthly Archives: June 2012

Per ardua ad astra…

..through adversity to the stars. This is the motto of the Royal Air Force. Today sees the opening of a long overdue war memorial in London. The Bomber Command memorial was officially opened in Green Park by the Queen. Of … Continue reading

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Mellor Open Gardens ..this Sunday, 17th June

Mellor holds its Open Gardens event this week and I must declare an interest. As one of the 22 gardeners and a member of the long suffering committee, I feel obliged to post something about this event to help increase … Continue reading

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Not enough hours in a New York Day..

Monday the 28th of May began for me at around 5am local time asĀ  Circadian rhythms launched me involuntarily into the New York madrugada. Unable to rest, I tramped around for a while, picking up two coffees and a cinnamon … Continue reading

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