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A Tale in two halves, Part Two

After that brilliant punchline at the end of Part One, to resume…… By the time all the decorating was finished, we finally got round to sorting out the garage. Using cardboard boxes, we’d been extremely careful packing everything from the … Continue reading


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It’s a go

The Survey passed with flying colours, and we are getting a good deal for our money.Tomorrow I part with the big bucks, and Tuesday we will be moving. Some of our ‘Woods’ friends have been in touch, and because we … Continue reading

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Favourite things

In the 60s, I saw The Sound of Music so many times, I could probably act it on my own. Actually, my favourite piece was Climb Every Mountain, and recently we have had to deal with ‘bumps’ that escalated to … Continue reading

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One room left: diary day 3

Another sunny day, but the forecast is for heavy rain later and for most of the weekend. As I look out of the patio doors, I can just see our veg patch. We have a healthy looking forest of onions … Continue reading

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Full Circle

Every Man’s Home is Their Castle. That has a lovely ring to it doesn’t it, but what problems arise when one is trying to leave one’s Castle and downsize to little more than a shed! First things to go are … Continue reading

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The Second Upgrade, part 1, Camping Chronicles 4

Compared to the pup tent and its successor, THIS was a mansion. Memories of Dad’s tunnel tent and the cow flashed before me, so we practiced putting it up in the back garden the day after we bought it.As it … Continue reading

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