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Living life in a crooked little cottage in Sydney's inner west
Living life in a crooked little cottage in Sydney's inner west

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Making a study nook (or more commonly known as a desk in an underused space!)
It seems like everywhere you look (if you look at home improvement programs, or decorating magazines) there is something about a "study nook".  So when I came to the conclusion that doing my work spread out all over the dining room table, and keeping work s...

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Restoring a door
When we moved into our crooked little cottage there was a very small room off the kitchen which was used as a shower room.  This seemed weird to us given the bathroom/laundry was right next door, so we put a shower over the bath and decided to use the showe...

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Herbs - Garden Share Collective January 2017
Where does the time go?  It's already nearly the end of January and so it's the first Garden Share Collective for the year.  I've been missing in action for a while as I have not been doing anything much in my garden but I'm getting back into the swing of t...

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The things you find when you weed....
So not only have I been quite slack on writing blog posts for a few months, I have to admit I have also been guilty of letting my garden get away from me.  I planted a few seedlings about a month ago, and I did attempt to repair some issues with my irrigati...

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Looking towards 2017
Well it's been a long time!  I got a little side tracked on the blog mid year and so despite having a few draft posts almost ready to go I have been rather quiet.  Work at the Crooked Cottage has slowed down too, but I have lots of plans for projects for th...

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Beginner's guide to painting weatherboards
I haven't blogged for a while - too busy actually doing things to the Crooked Cottage!  As I posted about last time, we had our new balcony installed - and it looked fantastic.  I paid someone to paint it, as I didn't fancy (or even know how) to climb up an...

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Garden Share Collective May 2016 - Leaves
This month's Garden Share Collective comes around again and the theme is Leaves. Which is a pretty apt theme for my garden - as that is about all I have at the moment. I had hoped to at least take some nice photos of the garden and of the house but unfortun...

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What a difference changing the balcony can make to a house!

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Our new balcony - also known as the perils of starting one "small job"
So we have now owned the Crooked Cottage for two years.  Actually I think today is the anniversary day of when we settled.  And after the initial push to renovate before we moved in, followed by a period of extreme dislike of building work, I've swung back ...
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