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Patricia Mason
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August 2017
I should be outside painting the window frames but the rain arrived.  The wooden frames were my idea ... people kept telling me to go for plastic ones but I held out!  I got my way on the firm understanding that I wanted them, so I paint them! Now I wish I ...
August 2017
August 2017
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Spring Garden
I was quite pleased with the back of the garden three weeks ago ..... ..... but it looks much better now!  The warm days have really brought the place to life.  It is not just the plants either: the birds are chasing each other about, butterflies have appea...
Spring Garden
Spring Garden
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Early March
 The purple and yellow crocus look lovely poking their heads through the lawn but I have to remember not to tread on them.  I have been moving pots onto the grass while we pressure wash the paths.  We have never done it before so you can imagine the dramati...
Early March
Early March
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20th February 2017
The phone woke me up with a start at one o'clock in the morning on Saturday.  My first thought was, "This must be bad news."  As I picked up I imagined my younger sister telling me my 94 year old mother had passed.  We are preparing a birthday party for her...
20th February 2017
20th February 2017
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Messing About
I got up this morning intent on spending the day tidying up the garden then did exactly the opposite! I began well by sprucing up a small bed outside the back door.  It doesn't look great just now but it is no longer covered in dead leaves and the old stems...
Messing About
Messing About
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February 2017
I have been shopping! I made the most of the Lidl special offer .... 5 pks for £1 for the veg seeds and 5 pks for £2 for flowers.  Unfortunately I then chose to go through the self service till and somehow managed to over charge myself by £1.60!  My Garden ...
February 2017
February 2017
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The Wild Side
I have spent quite a few hours at the top of our lane recently trying to improve the place.  As I have already mentioned this is a road verge separating the top of our road from a fast flowing and busy by-pass.  I was fed up of seeing it over grown and fill...
The Wild Side
The Wild Side
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Paint & Posts
I had a bit of a crafty day today.  The morning began with the front gate.  We painted the front windows and doors last year but ran out of steam before we got to the gate ...it needed fixing at that time anyway so it was left.  Andy got round to fixing it ...
Paint & Posts
Paint & Posts
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Mad as a box of Frogs
Mad as a box of Frogs
Mad as a box of Frogs
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I worked out I need a minimum of ten full days in the garden just to get on top of the jobs I want to do before Autumn.  The main job is at the back where I am removing plants to create a proper place for the vegetable patch. Old photos of our house when it...
Woodlouse House
Woodlouse House
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