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Day 217: Repotting the Citrus Trees, and Taking Time For Me

Just over an hour ago I said to everyone in the house that I need some time to myself, so I have come into the conservatory to write this. It feels like the first bit of me time I’ve had … Continue reading

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Day 211: Decluttering Progress in the Garage… and Saving the Marigolds

I spoke to my mum on the phone this afternoon whilst I was sorting through stuff in the garage. She’s a great sounding board for me when I’m not sure what to do next (I was just shuffling things around … Continue reading

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Day 187: A Busy Sunday… Decluttering, Washing, Gardening and Cooking

I’ve been a busy bee today clearing more clutter in the spare room; doing the washing; mowing the lawn, and cooking dinner. It made me think about how much I juggle in one day. Spare room clutter I decided to … Continue reading

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Day 168: First Geraniums Buds, and a Tidier Dining Room

I planted some geranium seeds at the beginning of lockdown and I was so happy to see the first bud opening up today on one of the plants that the seeds produced. Dining room and general kitchen clutter After I’d … Continue reading

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Day 165: More Indoor and Outdoor Plants, and Dinner in the Garden

I woke up quite refreshed after the second night sleeping in the tent in the garden. It was quite nice lying there listening to the birds tweeting. I then enjoyed my breakfast in the tent until a house fly took … Continue reading

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Day 161: A Symbolic Photo From My Walk This Morning, and More Progress Made

Onwards and Upwards I’m unsure if I took this photo crooked, or if the fence that I walked past on my morning walk was actually like that. I was about to delete the photo, but stopped because I felt that … Continue reading

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Day 160: Hedges and Ivy Had a Really Good Cut Today, But They Left the Bird’s Nest Intact

Another job done that I didn’t have to do myself. I’m slowly learning that I can’t do it all. Dan the hedge man and his helper did a fantastic job cutting our hedges and ivy today. Here they are all … Continue reading

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Day 155: What’s the Most Efficient Way to Declutter, and What’s the Name of This Flower?

We can all fill our day with things to do but are they they the right things? I’ve been working on my challenge every day this year to clear space in my house, my garden and my mind and the … Continue reading

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Day 151: Reusing Unwanted Canvas Pictures

I woke up later than usual this morning and felt more energised. I knew that it was going to be a productive day even thought I didn’t have anything particular planned. I felt that I could tackle anything which is … Continue reading

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Day 149: Focusing on the Beautiful Flowers Appearing in the Garden

It’s been an intense couple of days in the house with all the decorating so I thought I’d change the focus to writing about the beauty in our garden. At the beginning of lockdown there wasn’t a single flower in … Continue reading

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