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An autumn mantel – work in progress

Our poor old (new actually) fireplace has waited a long time to be finished and really it isn’t yet but we’re getting closer. I was inspired by all the ‘fall’ decorating going on in blog land and thought I could … Continue reading

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Around here

  I’m waiting to dive into a Country Living Magazine that I bought on my way out of the country at Heathrow. Not a spare moment on hols to look at it! Saving it up for a rainy afternoon. collecting … Continue reading

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On our walls

When we were in Cape Cod a few years ago I was wandering along the main street of Chatham looking for gifts to bring home when I spotted this print. It wasn’t cheap but I loved it. I was almost … Continue reading

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A bowl of ….

Now here is a funny thing. I didn’t realise that I had so many little bowls all over the house. Okay not that many but almost one in every room. Was it in the 1990’s that pot pouri was all … Continue reading

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Merry and Bright

Doing the final running about. Looking forward to a Christmas film and a rest after tomorrow. Fourteen for lunch and the oven blew up the other day but all will be fine. Merry Christmas if you celebrate. x

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8.25am Tuesday 24 July

When I look up all I can see is blue sky and our broken umbrella. It’s hot already – at this time in the morning but there is a cool breeze too. I am sitting outside at the table. Just … Continue reading

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Week in the Life – Tuesday photos

Hi and welcome to my Tuesday photos for week in the life. For some odd reason I picked up the point and shoot camera on Monday and Tuesday only taking one photo with my big camera. I think I thought … Continue reading

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Week in the life – Monday photos

A routine – breakfast and a little surfing. How cute is he?  Unexpected work afternoon – trousers in wash hence the rare sighting of my legs! Taken at about 7.30pm still raining out there. Gav acting the fool but on … Continue reading

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log burning stove

About a year ago we had a log buring stove fitted. I was an expensive little number mainly because it was okay to burn wood in smoke controlled areas  and it’s a clean burn stove, something about burning the wood then the … Continue reading

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I’m dreaming

Of a Christmas full of crafty things that I have made. This year there is no excuse not to get on with it and make things as there is all the time in the world to do it – no job … Continue reading

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