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About planetcoops

Living a busy family life in a beautiful place with a hundred and one things to be achieved.

Nasturtiums

I have a bed of nasturtiums in my garden. This was the bed that was full of tomatoes last year, but I planted some nasturtiums among them to keep the ground covered and because I like them and because, well, … Continue reading

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Weekend Wanderings

One of the reasons I don’t post on here so often any more is that with the amount of time that the everyday living and earning takes, I don’t make as many things, craft or cake, and I don’t spend … Continue reading

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Running

An amazing thing happened in this past week. I met my running goal. I ran for 30 minutes! That really did deserve its own line. I have completed the Couch to 5K running program, along with Mr PC who actually … Continue reading

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The Doctor Who Experience

I have wanted to visit the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff for a long time. I am quite a fan. I can remember when I first moved to New Zealand in my first term at high school there in 1988, … Continue reading

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Shopping Trip

Yesterday, I took my girls to Birmingham to go shopping. Miss 14 has been asking me to take them for ages, but shopping is not really my thing. It takes at least three weeks of mental preparation before I can … Continue reading

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Rain

Last night I was woken up by the rain. How long has it been since that last happened? It seems a rare occurrence, so either I sleep very soundly or the weather in this country is generally fine. I love … Continue reading

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Peony

I have a beautiful peony. This picture is from April when the peony was in full bloom. This is the height of its prettiness. And that was all. Every year it has one flower. Just the one. And usually that … Continue reading

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