Category Archives: garden

Friday again. How does this keep happening?

I don’t know how it keeps happening, but it turns out today was Friday again. I can’t believe how quickly the weeks are flying by at the moment. At this rate Christmas will have been and gone before I get … Continue reading

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Green plums and a cool afternoon (for a change)

I think summer is really here. It’s only the third of December and already we’ve got a forecast top of 33°C (~91°F)…but it’s nice and cool inside! The guys finished installing our cooling yesterday and it’s doing a great job. … Continue reading

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Sleep and chicken coops

The strangest thing happened on Thursday morning. Lying in bed, having been fast asleep, I became aware of Hugo chatting away in his cot at the foot of our bed. Exhausted, I slowly opened an eye. As soon as I … Continue reading

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It’s cherry season

We’re having a crazy week here – my parents are visiting and things are happening all over the place. I’m knocking off all sorts of life admin, running errands and we’re getting things done in the yard. I’ve even managed … Continue reading

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A garden update

These last few weeks, I’ve been playing in the garden as much as I’ve been able to between foul weather and kidlets with ear infections (Yes, again. Apparently dodgy ears run in Alex’s family. Now they tell me!). It’s lovely … Continue reading

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Starting on the garden

Our garden is unruly. It has strong bones but has suffered from years of inattention and, at some point, an overly optimistic owner. Now that the inside of the (now not so) new house is kind of under control and … Continue reading

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Kicking around and waiting for Spring

We’ve spent the last few days kicking around at home. We spent Thursday with friends which was lovely. Friday was bitterly cold and windy so Elena, Hugo and I spent the day inside catching up on housework, doing a spot … Continue reading

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