Category Archives: home

Repairs and daffs

What a month, him indoors reckons that the only way to get through January and February is to have daffodils inside the house and as you can see we have them inside and out at the moment. The indoor ones … Continue reading

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weather, moons and root veg

  There have been some amazing January days, with warm sun and wonderful pinky sunsets but also torrential rain [that blotted out the view across the bay] and then the month finished with a smattering a snow. I say a … Continue reading

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New year new blog

When I started this blog six years ago it was to get an online presence for a holiday let but since downsizing and living here full time it’s made me question what the blog and all other online activity is … Continue reading

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A chalet Christmas

    Everything Christmassy at the chalet gets downsized, the tree, the decorations and even the cards, which are less and less each year; the mince pies are bite size and the cake is small, partly because we have other … Continue reading

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Cabin Envy Great Lakes Cabin

Here is a cabin that is a flat pack inspired by Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of Ikea. It’s called the Great Lakes Cabin and has been designed by Leckie Studio for the Backwater Hut Company and will be featured at … Continue reading

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daily commute

Ferry. As a result of 4 blue light crossings in the past hour, plus heavy traffic volumes, we are not running to timetable. 2 ferries in service. Delays can be expected. Ferry: Devonport 17:31 Over 45min delay if joining lanes … Continue reading

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Field mushrooms x2

Can I just thank followers Shazza and Rip, who contacted me to say the mushrooms highlighted in my last post should be edible and even included tasting tips, I am very grateful to them. Since that post I have noticed … Continue reading

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