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Ruth Johnston
Semi-#lblogger and Weekend Adventurer.
Semi-#lblogger and Weekend Adventurer.

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January Cat Lady
I'm sort of from a family of cat ladies, so for Christmas, my sister and I treated my Gran to a spot of afternoon tea at Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium. Since we lost Suzie at the grand old age of 20 a few months ago, I know my Gran has been a little sad - havin...

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Photo An Hour » January 2016 » 31/01
As I'm feeling a bit more like getting in on the blogging thing, I thought I'd kick it up a gear and do a Photo An Hour. A few years ago, I did one a month for the whole year and I've been doing them on and off for the whole time I've had this blog , even t...

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Home » 1 Year On...
It's a year this week since Moon and found, put and offer in and were accepted on a mortgage for our new home and I can't quite believe how quickly that time has gone. While working on a few things from Google Drive last week, I found the photos I took from...

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Christmas at Blenheim.
First Christmas Market of the Year klaxon What a lovely little Saturday. It's beginning to feel that with the year winding down - where has November gone? - Moon and I are finally getting our lives back on track post-house move. We're settling in nicely a...

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Living Room: Before + After
When the lovely people at Ocean Finance got in touch with the challenge of making over a room for £50 or less, it couldn't have come at a better time. Working on making our house a home has very much been a marathon rather than a sprint and a few weeks ago ...

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Oh Hey, Stanley.
So, one of my biggest regrets from our holiday to Hong Kong was not being able to get out to the seaside. It wasn't really our fault, it was mainly due to the last few days of the trip being awful. Sadly, Hong Kong's blue flag beaches remain elusive to me, ...

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So, the Big Buddha was one of the things that Moon wanted to do most during our trip to Hong Kong. As it was something I'd done done before but really enjoyed , I was happy to oblige him. We physically couldn't get up early enough to make it to the cable ca...

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Huevos Rancheros.
This is a new one, and a simple one, but a good one. Eggs are my favourite , but sometimes a regular fry-up just won't do. This is a little something that myself, and a very sceptical Moon whipped up one Saturday a couple of weeks ago. I guess he was scepti...

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And breathe...
When your colleague suggests taking in some lunchtime culture it's a difficult opportunity to pass up. When you find out that that culture involves an exhibition where 'a lady breathes on some paper and shows the results', it's difficult to get excited abou...

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Sage + Mint.
*and how to easily spend £40 on candles and disappoint your boyfriend. You might remember back in June when I visited the Wealden Times Midsummer Fair that I was head over heels with Produce Candles and their beautiful packaging. Well, knowing that winter i...
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