Category Archives: projects

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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They’ve landed!

If anyone was watching through our back gate today, they would have seen aliens at work in the rain. The pair of us were very colourful as we donned not only our yellows, but pink rubber gloves and blue plastic … Continue reading

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And what will the Easter Bunny bring you?

DIY. Hubby likes a project, and the state of the kitchen has been getting him down, even more so since we replaced the fridge freezer in February. It’s been on the cards for a few months and I’ve been squirreling … Continue reading

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In chains

When Hubby installed the water butt, he connected it to the down pipe (sadly there wasn’t one where we had originally intended to put it) and fed the hose through the gate jamb at the necessary height. Sadly it lost … Continue reading

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Weights, measures, tins and glue

Hubby is building a boat. Not a narrow boat like we used to have, but a model boat to play with putter on the park lake, which is naturally, a boating lake. We shall ignore the ‘Privately owned boats not … 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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Meals from yesteryear

We had a very simple meal today, pork chop, fresh green beans, carrots, and home-grown potatoes. The taste buds were working overtime as I remembered our veg patch which contained potatoes, onions, tomatoes, runner beans and peas. We’d tried growing … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

I am not a gardener which was once proved when I dug up some lovely blue flowers on a verge for my Mum to be told they were weeds, albeit very pretty ones. Trying to grow veg as a kid … Continue reading

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Carrying On

The guy who came about the cooker was a chancer, wanting something for next to nothing, expecting us to fall for his implication that he’d be doing us a favour taking it off our hands. From the pictures he showed … Continue reading

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Oh to shop the old fashioned way

In days not long past you could go into a shop and purchase the very thing you were after off the shelf. Not now. The Internet and On-Line shopping has killed the need for stock to be held in the … Continue reading

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