Getting warmer

Posted on Mon 04 April 2011 in general • Tagged with garden, house, life

We've been bumbling along with the central heating for the last few weeks. Every time the weather seemed to be taking a turn for the better it would invariably dive back into cold misty mornings. However it's starting to look like spring is finally arrived and starting to make it's …

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In other news

Posted on Mon 28 March 2011 in general • Tagged with crosswords, garden, house, life, misfits, tv

Rat diversions aside the weekend was a fairly sedate one. We visited a rather nice Japanese restaurant in town on Saturday with a bunch of the Cambridge LARP group. We left feeling well stuffed.

I spent a chunk of Sunday attending to tasks as directed by the head gardener while …

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Is it spring yet?

Posted on Mon 21 February 2011 in general • Tagged with cod, garden, home

Nothing much happened this weekend apart from a complete tidy-up spring clean of the house. This may seem a little premature but when the weather finally does get better we won't have to worry about too much clutter up the house. Fliss' mum came around on Sunday and helped us …

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Sunshine, sand and spades

Posted on Mon 12 April 2010 in general • Tagged with garden, growing, vegetables

My muscles are currently protesting but not quite as much as post-Snowdon. We took advantage of a lovely sunny weekend to start planting some fruit and vegetables in our new veg patch.

It turns out that the hardstand for the out-building actually extends much further out into the area we …

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All Weeds must Die!

Posted on Sat 04 July 2009 in general • Tagged with garden

We have started harvesting things from the garden. It's a testament to how easy it is considering we don't know what we are doing. One habit I have picked up is picking a few weeds out every time I pass a bed. It's enough to keep them at bay and …

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