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2017, the Highs and Lows

As 2017 draws to a close, on reflection I guess it was a good year, especially for my blog which has clocked up the best stats since I started in September 2013, more than 2½ my views for last year … Continue reading

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Crash Site to Guest Room

You may remember this from a few weeks ago: Whilst we were tinkering about getting the rest of the house uptogether, it became this until we moved the piano into the lounge having purchased a single bed frame for £20. … Continue reading

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Easy peasy

It promised to be a gloriously sunny day so we did the doggie washing in the morning and got it all out on the line to dry. We got back from our walk just before 1pm and had a little … Continue reading

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Spreading and filling out….

Oh how Hubby and I miss the boat sometimes! Life was simple. We didn’t need anything, everything was built in, and although a little cramped at times, we managed OK. The condensation at this time of year was a bummer, … Continue reading

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Hubby’s Man Cave

It’s said that “Every man’s home is his castle”. And I’ve heard “A woman’s place is in the home “or some believe in the kitchen (don’t shout! This is not a sexist or equality post!) However, the latest thing a … Continue reading

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The New Bed

Hubby collected the new (second hand) bed yesterday without Maggie and I, so it fitted in the car OK. It has spent the night in said car as it was, let us just say, a tad mucky. Wonderful what half … Continue reading

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Grass isn’t just greener

It’s longer, and over ankle-deep so even at this time of year, we have to do something positive else we won’t be able to do anything without hiring a rotavator or a professional. The little strimmer that Hubby purchased shortly … Continue reading

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