Category Archives: projects

Musings and Abusings

The rose garden continues to be abused and with all the posts removed the roses followed suit today, before being bundled up to take to a Golfing Friend of the Golfer who has links with a school project n our … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Has Havoc been Wreaked?

It may look that way but, rest assured, any apparent havoc has been wreaked in the name of  ‘Improvement’, although you wouldn’t think so at the moment! Replacing the pergola that separates the paved area and streamside, continuing down the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: the Last Post

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In a Vase on Monday: Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

A mixed day, in fact, as a sunny morning yesterday gave way to a sudden short but heavy shower when I was in the greenhouse, then again as I prepared to photograph this vase, as you can see from the … Continue reading

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Just Another List

I know this bowl and the pillar supporting it are listing like the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa, but there is no need to fear as the bricks are stacked naked of mortar and are just to give me something … Continue reading

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One Stone

Yesterday took us on a small trip which, like most of our trips, served more than one purpose, thus ‘killing two birds with one stone’; thinking about the idiom and not wishing to sound unkind to our feathered friends, I … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Diversions

We enjoyed a couple of days in Derbyshire recently, postponed from June when it was originally going to be tagged onto our visit to the Chatsworth Flower Show. Not surprisingly, as well as admiring floral displays at Haddon Hall (above … Continue reading

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