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Kate’s hard work

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Well this bank holiday weekend has seen some cracking weather so Kate got out and did some tweaking to the back garden. The big deal was our new picnic bench which meant on Saturday, we had a barbeque and subjected the eleven year old next door to some of our […]

Food & Drink, kitchen, Recipe

Bread isn’t scary after all

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I’ve always looked at folk who bake bread as some sort of evil geniuses who have this amazing secret that makes them somehow better than everyone else. Well all it took was a little courage and the acceptance that getting it wrong wasn’t the end of the world and finally […]

Garden

The front garden looks amazing

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Well finally, after all that hard work. The front garden is done. We started with a completely monoblocked front garden. Nothing pretty about it, but you could park four cars there. That’s always a bonus but it wasn’t what we wanted. We wanted a proper garden with flowers and grass […]

Garden

Easter weather wash out

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Well we had big plans. Easter weekend was when we were to get our front lawn. Exciting huh? But it rained and rained and rained. So what did we get done? Well there were quite a few jobs to do to get things ready for laying a lawn. Lift 1500 […]

Garden, House

Day two of the big chill out weekend.

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Oh what a glorious day, the sun is shining, I’m sitting in a sunbeam waiting for Kate to return with beer and burgers for the BBQ. But wait… Before anyone gets the wrong idea, we’ve just finished the shrubbery. That’s right we’ve done some more work out front and now […]