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The big blow

The weather went a bit mental today. Following a night of torrential (though nothing like Queensland) rain, the wind started. It was a big, swirly, buffeting kind of wind; the kind that normally blows pot-bound conifers over. After Skyping with … Continue reading

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Finished fence and sausage rolls

Carl came round this morning, as promised, and finished the fence. Mirinda went off to guitar class so I waited with the dogs for her return. While I waited I made sausage rolls for our lunch. I used Delia’s mother-in-law’s … Continue reading

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Eclipsed by clouds

There was a solar eclipse this morning at about 9:30. The only indication we had that it had happened was a slight darkening of the sky, as if a storm was gathering. This then slowly went away and the sky … Continue reading

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And the fence goes on

Today I uploaded our Sorrento photographs onto Flickr. I thought I’d lost them all but they turned up in one of the boxes from the lock up. The thing with Flickr is that the photos appear as you upload them … Continue reading

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Fencing without swords

Well, there was a lot of work carried out in the back garden today. I thought I sweated a lot yesterday but it was nothing compared to the two guys fencing. At least it didn’t rain. The morning started early … Continue reading

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A spot of gardening

Tomorrow the guys are coming to build us a new fence so, today, I removed a few plants that have been happily growing up the old one. While it was a somewhat arduous task, it was nothing compared to these … Continue reading

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Filling a gap

When the tree and hedge removal guys were here, they left the stand of beech trees more or less intact which meant that when the fence guys took over, the placement of the first fence post wasn’t flush with anything. … Continue reading

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Watching the babies

I had Talking Newspaper today so I had to leave the gate for the fence guys (although it was only one today because his mate has ‘gone travelling’) to get to work. It was an early one, which went very … Continue reading

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Do fence me in

Today was the turn of the fencers to do their thing. They turned up at 9am and set to the job at hand immediately. They very quickly had things laid out and had removed the old fence panels, although the … Continue reading

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Do fence me in

I had to build a fence to hold the lavatera out of the way. Due to the weather and the fact that it’s growing like a thing possessed, egress to the back of the garden was seriously hampered. I had … Continue reading

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