A note from history

There is an old photo from 1895 framed on the wall in the village hall that I haven’t seen before. It shows the road outside our house with our garden (on the left with the fence), where a woman is standing and holding a baby. Frustratingly, it is another photo that doesn’t show our house… Continue reading A note from history

Purple haze

For the first weekend in as long as I can remember, we actually go out for the day! A well needed break from the house and an inspirational afternoon at Cotswold Lavender farm at Snowshill with Jasper the dog. Jasper doesn’t like buzzing things at all so, unlike us, he wasn’t too impressed by the… Continue reading Purple haze

The doors

It’s very much a door themed weekend and Glynn is back with his amazing carpentry skills to help out. It must be one of the hottest days of the year so far though! Lengths of pine skirting and oak door architrave that Glynn has brought from his workshop for us to prime and paint before… Continue reading The doors

Instant lawn

We have to do something to cover the soil in the garden, we were going to put grass seed down but that takes a few weeks to grow and we need something a bit more instant. It’s been raining and Jasper comes in with super muddy feet and it’s getting quite boring washing and drying… Continue reading Instant lawn

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Aerial shots

Another Saturday off ‘house stuff’ for me and Cat (who is catching up on some much needed sleep) and I am going flying with Colin. It’s my first time in an aircraft for 2 1/2 years, I have really missed this! We fly out over the village so circle around and take a few aerial… Continue reading Aerial shots

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Garden transformation

On the hottest day of the year so far, Colin is determined to finish off riddling the soil in the back garden, but not before he has cleaned out the stinky water butt that has been festering for a couple of years. He has emptied the black water and bloody hell it is stinky! I… Continue reading Garden transformation

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