Another damn leak!

This did not make me happy this morning (massive understatement). Yesterday Andy fitted the two new rads in the study, drained the heating system then filled it up and tested all the rads in the house on full, to check the whole system was running correctly. Before yesterday we had not had the rads on… Continue reading Another damn leak!

Birthday boy

One month after seeding the front lawn and look at it now! It was Colin’s birthday so we found a suitable cake for him (we couldn’t find Colin the Caterpillar). Best mates! Also, hard to believe he is 52. Sunny mornings in the house. Cat brought this beautiful glass ornament back from Venice. The chimney… Continue reading Birthday boy

The last skip!

The last skip has gone!!! Yay, we have our garden back!!! We have had so many skips that we have lost count. I think this was number 11, could be 13 or 10, but we have had skips on the front garden for 15 months now (since June 2020) and as such it has become… Continue reading The last skip!

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Planting up

A very cold Jasper after a very wet walk. It’s the first weekend of August and it feels like Autumn. Our older sister Lucy has come to stay for the first time this year! The last time she saw the house was back in October when she came to help oil the elm floorboards before… Continue reading Planting up

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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