The light at the end of the tunnel

At the end of October, the clocks change and suddenly we are plunged into darkness. No more rushing home from work to get half an hour in the garden, we can only get out there at weekends, weather permitting. All through November and much of December, the days get shorter, the light weaker, and the […]

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It wouldn’t be Christmas without mistletoe

I remember the time (just saying this makes me feel old), when a bunch of mistletoe would be hanging in most homes for Christmas. Is ‘Health and Safety’ putting an end to this Christmas tradition? If mistletoe is less available to buy now, you could always grow your own. Viscum album, the common European mistletoe, […]

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