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Picking Primroses – March 1924

A friend of mine has left the country and gone to live in a city where, in spring-time, she misses the lanes and woods, with their lovely blossoms pushing their way through the winter-bleached turf. I bethought me that she … Continue reading

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Mr Fox “A Woeful Sight” – Wednesday September 1900

Last night, my window being wide open and some hen houses within a child’s stone throw, I heard a determined scratching on the wooden doors. “Aha! Mr Fox,” thought I. “ You may scratch but you’ll not get in.” I … Continue reading

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Sunday – Despoliation of Primroses – April 1901

A cold wintry, wet morning. One of the hard things about farming is that one is always on duty. On a dairy farm, at any rate, if the women of the family take charge and assist through the week, they … Continue reading

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