Category Archives: home

House and garden

We’ve been working outside today and the garden is looking quite lovely! This is how it was in October 2017 shortly after we moved in. I took these pictures today after Hubby had laid the final slabs and I’d cut … Continue reading

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Pleased to be tired

I haven’t been in here much today but think I’ve caught up with all comments and pingbacks. It’s been a long day. We started around 9am, had lunch just after midday, then didn’t stop again until gone 5. Office work … Continue reading

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First Pics

I’ve just gone through the pictures I’d taken today and I am really pleased with them. I lost so much detail with the Nikon when I had to resize them for my blog, but this is not the case with … Continue reading

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Shear madness

We have been out in the garden today and Hubby has cut the lawn both front and back. It always looks nice when it’s just done, but you know what it’s like, the mower can only do so much and … Continue reading

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It was different……..

In my earlier Today is………….. post I said our time was our own and we wouldn’t be doing very much. Well, the paper flowers weren’t experimented with, a little bit of shopping was done, the chili and pasta didn’t work … Continue reading

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Pink, Blue and Purple

Our neighbours used to have pink and blue jobs, depending on whether it was domestic or DIY. Since he passed away two years ago, she says all jobs are purple, and she’s doing her best. We bought her a small … Continue reading

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Headline: Kids in Care

As many of my readers are aware, I was a foster parent for four years in the 1980s. It was one of the few good things to come out of my relationship during that time. When Hubby and I got … Continue reading

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Home is where the ‘art is

Have you ever wondered what happens after you sell a property? Did it ever occur to you what the new owners might do? Would you actually want to buy it back? I don’t know how it came about, but Hubby … Continue reading

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DIY is a casualty of Covid

I’ve already mentioned the horrendous waiting times for hopeful delivery in respect of Hubby’s shed, which is why he still hasn’t got one.  The idea of paying £300 to £500 or so upfront for something that MAY be available for … Continue reading

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The dog smells better…………..

You may recall this post a little while ago and the follow up here One thing about having a dog is that the house can smell….. well……. doggish. I suppose we are immune to the whiff, but sometimes it catches … Continue reading

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