Monthly Archives: August 2010

Powis Castle

Today we went to Powis Castle. It is a super day out. We chose it because we wanted to go somewhere we could get out of the rain if necessary. The gardens are absolutely fantastic and the castle stuffed with … Continue reading

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Chest of Drawers

Today we took delivery of a chest of drawers. This is quite a big deal to us. Mr two-year-old has been without any furniture in his bedroom other than a bed. All his clothes have lived in a big pile outside his … Continue reading

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The Acer is In!

Here it is! I have to admit that this didn’t just take ten minutes a day. One day I did two ten minute sessions and one day I did three. Today I just kept going until all the woodchips were … Continue reading

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Housework

My husband once said to me ‘You struggle with housework, don’t you?’ My response, ‘No, I give up straight away.’ At the start of May I read a book: Housework Blues, a Survival Guide. This book lined up all my … Continue reading

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Sliding Picture Puzzle

Today I have been mostly playing Sliding Picture Puzzle. My clever husband has just written this game for Android phones, and I have been chief tester. I have never been very good at this game. As a child I could never complete the … Continue reading

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New Roof?

Until last night, this tile was happily sat on our roof, where it had been for the past forty-odd years. Luckily no damage to people or property was caused by its rapid and unexpected descent. Fixing the roof is now one more … Continue reading

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Westonbury Mill Water Gardens

We love the Westonbury Mill Water Gardens. We go there a couple of times a year and the kids especially like going through the tunnels created by the huge gunnera leaves. Last year we bought a gunnera there to plant … Continue reading

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