Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Crackets

Our first Christmas in the country will be a busy one: In between breaking horses, we are hosting a running BBQ throughout the day for our Antipodean family and friends – and some of the guests will indeed be seated … Continue reading

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The Common Holly

… we still dreſs up both our churches and houses, on Christmas and other festival days, with this cheerful green, and its rutilant berries. [i] The common holly Common holly (Ilex aquifolium) grows naturally in hedges, woods and forests across … Continue reading

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