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Whitsand Bay candles

  These are for sale in the UpCycled Home, [a shop housed in the old coachhouse at Mount Edgecombe Country Park] a selection of candles ┬ánamed after places on the Rame Peninsula. The shop is full of eclectic finds and … Continue reading

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Cabin Envy Wiggle

I have been doing some work for a friend and old employer who has inherited a chalet on the cliff, one that he and his siblings would come and live in all summer long when they were children. Since his … Continue reading

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Open Gardens

Last weekend there was an open garden event in our nearest village and proceeds were being given to the local hospice, so as the weather was pretty perfect for it we went along. The event was entitled the Hidden Gardens … Continue reading

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Midsummer skies

Over the last week we have had the most intense sunsets for some time, all taken on an iPhone with the point and click method.

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Clifftop drinks

    When we walk down to the beach we often pass a patch of wild mint on our return and pick some for a hot tea. We do it in the knowledge that the mint, being invasive will not … Continue reading

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Cabin Envy Valdes Island

      This tilted cabin is southwest of Vancouver on Valdes Island where there is no power, or water supply. Access is either by boat or a very long journey along dirt tracks, to construct the cabin containers were … Continue reading

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nesting

  I saw this little chap through the kitchen window and realised a nest was in the process of being built. We have sparrows that come every year and nest in the overhang at the edge of the roof much … Continue reading

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