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Thatching in Sussex – September 1919

Thatching in Sussex is not done by regular workers on the farm but by a professional expert who is engaged by the farmers in turn. The results are much more workmanlike and there is probably not a stack in the … Continue reading

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Lying Outside in Winter Sunshine – February 1901

On Sunday last, of blessed memory, the sun shone with a brilliancy unknown to summer. After we had washed up the dinner dishes — for we had no maid that day — I longed to go out into the fields … Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Hobby-Horse – June 1906

When Brown-Eyes overheard us saying that the rains had made the grass grow so long in the garden that it must be cut, he led out his hobby-horse to eat it down, and so save the trouble; and there it … Continue reading

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