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Down in Dorset

AT LAST……………A chance to get back on the road again with our caravan! Dorset was our first choice for the first outing since lockdown as it was only a relatively short drive from home and we could meet up with our … Continue reading

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Hair Cut

“Looks like you’ve dragged through a hedge backwards” was the comment Jane made 10 weeks into lockdown.  I thought the wild look was fairly becoming but apparently not, so something had to be done………Gary mentioned that he had a set … Continue reading

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Out and About During Lockdown

I am extremely fortunate to live here on the outskirts of Braishfield, Hampshire. I have lived in or around here for most of my life having moved here in 1966 from central Southampton. The first weeks of lockdown took me … Continue reading

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Lockdown DIY

Before lockdown my vast toolkit consisted of a hammer, a saw and various screwdrivers.  I have now added to that impressive list with the addition of, not one, but two different types of electric sander. This project was to keep … Continue reading

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Lockdown Garden

  We had a week after our arrival back home from Spain before the UK went in to lockdown. We used that time wisely, getting soil into our raised beds and planning the garden. This was going to be an … Continue reading

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Keeping in Touch

I  wish I had invested some money in  Zoom shares at the beginning of the year. Who would have thought in January that the only way to see your friends and family was online! It was great to be able … Continue reading

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Staying Home for 12 Weeks

Well, as life starts to slowly edge towards normal and we are handed back more and more snippets of our old life, it’s about time I caught up with my blog.  How could I not find time before now for … Continue reading

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Spain for a Day

Saturday 14th March It was an early start for us to catch the ferry from Portsmouth to Santander in sunny Spain. We had been a little concerned about the coronavirus and its implications on our holiday, so we had regularly … Continue reading

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1 Diana Drive

When we started doing all our travelling, there was always the outside possibility that my dad  might be able to sell his field for building, and if that happened then we might be lucky enough to be able to build … Continue reading

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The Southwest Coast Path

a The south west of England is one of our favourite parts of the country. We have visited here many times before and its charm never ceases to beguile us. Every time we come down we always do at least … Continue reading

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