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Our Towers progression

I’m rather loving transforming bits of Our Towers.  Yesterday, it was the turn of a waterfall that I started off hating. Then we discovered it still worked.  Then we discovered that actually the only water feature at the local pond … Continue reading

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a different view

There is much muchness going on and I’m behind with all the blog based thoughts in my head as well as heaps of other things.  But this morning before work it was cold, but not torrential rain for a change, … Continue reading

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turtles and turpins

I have become a little obsessed by our pond.   Back in January when we moved in to Our Towers it looked like this: (That’s a still from a video I took because the queen of before and after photos forgot … Continue reading

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A ‘relaxing weekend’ Our Towers style

‘Let’s have a relaxing weekend’ we said. ‘We’ll have no small people here, no university, no half marathons….let’s just relax.’  That’s what we said, proving that what we say has no bearing on what we do. What we did was: … Continue reading

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Pond overhauls and rabbits of doom

For those of you interested in the things we’re doing to Our Towers, Saturday morning it was about the pond.  And Rabbits.  Rabbits of Doom…. But first the pond.  We went from this: To this: Via this: (Which was very … Continue reading

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Weekend observations

When you finally have a weekend day that’s not soggy or freezing and you’ve wanted to get in the garden since you’ve moved in, much can be accomplished in little time…to start with. Removal of two trees?: 30 minutes each … Continue reading

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Training the neighbours…

My neighbours can be a bit of a challenge.  No, that is work language (see how they have trained me?!).  My neighbours are a nightmare.  And the problem is, I’m slightly scared of them and their very large extended family … Continue reading

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