Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Being neighbourly

I was a bit worried about the state of the grass (or rather weed-infested bare earth) in the new Country Park in the last few weeks, but this week we went for a wander round and it does appear that grass seed was sown and there is a considerable amount of greenery shooting! The docks …

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Helicopter spotting

Recently I’ve been wanting to teach the children how to tell the difference between the kinds of helicopter we see flying past on a very frequent basis (in the same way they learn that we have robins/blackbirds/gold finches in the garden, not just “birds”). Trouble was, I didn’t know one from another myself, apart from …

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In the news

It was nice to see some Old Sarum stories on the Salisbury Journal website today. I’m afraid I don’t follow football myself, but I’m bound to take something of an interest when the cheers at the Ray Mac stadium can be heard so loudly from my house! Well done to Salisbury City FC on their …

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