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The 100 Day Project 2018 – Thoughts on Eighty Days Done

Well. Here we are then. As I write I have made eighty four squares! Eighty four days. Wow. Here is a re-cap on the basics of my project. I’m putting 100 hearts onto fabric. The squares are all 6.5 x … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twelve and Thirteen

Still playing catch up……. Preparations for sweet pea planting. A trip to the seaside and some camera timer fun! Light on Clematis. Fav plant, fav buzzy thing! A reflective moment. Lunch. Adorable pooch. And again…… This area of the garden … Continue reading

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Timely Reminder

I’ve just read a wonderful post over here. I adore this blog, her outlook on life, her words, her photos. It made me feel like I needed to write something today so here I am. The day did not start … Continue reading

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Bloom 2018 – Hellebores and Sweet Rocket

I picked a few Hellebores before they set seed a week or so ago and to go along with them I added Alchemilla mollis, Euphorbia oblongata, Lunaria and Hesperis (sweet rocket). All plonked in my favourite blue glass vase. Everything … Continue reading

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What I’ve been Reading – May 2018

Oh the heady heights of literary fiction…….. May was not the month for such novels. I appear to have forsaken my quest to reduce the pile of books already! And I only managed two. The first was another of the … Continue reading

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Layout Share – That’s One Way to Get Steps

Another week another story! That’s one way to get Steps Here’s the story – I said I’d finish the laundry as it was my turn. For some reason I walked back and forth between the room and the laundry room … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Ten and Eleven

Playing catch up….. Blossom under our feet. Love this greenhouse. A trip to the park in my lunch hour. Pondering music…… The UK asparagus arrived! Hawthorn blossom against that blue sky. Avocado, tomato and scrambled on homemade toast. And a … Continue reading

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Bloom 2018 – Peachy

I forced myself to cut a few tulips to arrange a few weeks ago and had a go at arranging them in a similar way to many of the florists I follow on Instagram. There was Tulip ‘Brownie’ and ‘Queen … Continue reading

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Layout Share – Georgetown Adventure

Here’s another layout from that big holiday album 2017! Georgetown Adventure And the story says – On the bus again and over the river to the hip and trendy Georgetown for a look around Papersource and dinner. We were very … Continue reading

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He’s Still Got It

To cheer us all up on a Monday here is our crazy pooch. He is a delight, a faithful companion and of course crackers! And after tearing up and down he likes to drink from the birds water…….

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