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The Click Tick List – Photograph 100 Gardens – Chenies Manor

On our recent trip south we made time to go and visit another garden from the book. And what an unexpected treat it was. Chenies Manor is a Tudor Grade I listed building complete with an amazing garden. We were … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Love Affair Continues – Scrambled Egg and Quorn Sausage Pittas

Recently Gav and I have been trying to watch what we are eating. A big holiday is on the horizon, one where swimsuits will be needed, so an attempt at a bit of weight loss is a must. When we … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Ten

Another week. Starting off with a photo of Gav sorting out the lawn in the front garden. This is the year all the jobs get finished……Well that’s Gav’s plan anyway! He got a helping hand in the planting. Our version … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Be Bold

There is no wonder that Spring is many people’s favourite month. It starts of slow, subtle and gentle with snowdrops and daffodils. And as the temperature gets a little warmer we are hit between the eyes with a riot of … Continue reading

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52 Stories – Number Forty Seven – How Much Do I Love Cherries

Welcome to another story, it’s been awhile. How much do I love cherries Here is the story from this page – It seems that I like them quite a lot. We had stopped in the quaintest little rest stop on … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Nine

Here goes another week and this week I though I’d do a theme. Flowers, trees and gardens from our travels and home. Apple blossom and a blue sky what could be better? Pinkbells and Bluebells. A section of the famous … Continue reading

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The 100 Day Project – 100 Brushscript Quotes

Phew…… I am just over a third of the way through this project! 100 days is a long time! I’ve been sharing my quote each day on Instagram and you can find me here over there. I may have rambled … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Zing, zing

Every year in the autumn I plan and ponder and make lists of tulips I want to plant. When the bulbs arrive and I cast a glance about the garden I can never seem to find a spot for them, … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Seven and Eight

Another couple of weeks to share. The first week was Week In The Life™ and started off, here in the UK, with a Bank Holiday. Gav is still working on the greenhouse and asked me to help. I love this … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Love Affair Continues – Banana and Pineapple Pancakes

When I am not consciously ‘watching my weight’ I’ll choose a chocolate bar over a slice of melon. But truth be told I love fruit! Melon, mangoes, nectarines, tangerines….. You get the picture. The other week I was trying to … Continue reading

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