Tag Archives: Muriel

25.5.39.

Yesterday & the day before very warm. Today overcast, chilly enough to have a fire, & a few drops of rain. Got back[1] yesterday after nearly 3 weeks’ absence. Soil is very dry, weeds terrible except in kitchen garden. The … Continue reading

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19.4.39.

Clear, sunny & rather warm. Starlings have been courting for some days past, & flying about with straw in their beaks. One starling, presumably the male, sits on a bough erecting its neck feathers & making rapid clicking noises with … Continue reading

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16.4.39.

Rather chilly with sunny intervals, not much wind. A very light shower in the morning. Cowslips in flower here & there. This I think is rather early. Bluebells also beginning, a few almost in full bloom. This undoubtedly is unusually … Continue reading

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15.4.39.

Chilly, windy in the evening, & light showers. Began clearing out rhubarb patch, otherwise busy moving hen-houses. Evidently it helps a good deal if one can induce them to eat a meal in or very near the houses immediately after … Continue reading

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14.4.39.

Cloudy, & a few small showers. Cold after dark. Saw two swallows (not martins). This is rather early for this locality & a latish year. No one else has seen any. All day cleaning out strawberries, which have not been … Continue reading

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