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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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Day 147: Letting Our Teens Paint the Lounge (Part 2), Giving me Time to Work on the Garden

I sometimes find that if I wake up feeling happy and want that feeling to be with me all day, I just need to spend a little bit of time alone. This seals the happiness in. It could be a … Continue reading

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Day 140: Feeling Grateful For This Beautiful Weather During Lockdown

After work, I spent some time pottering around in the garden and made some space for the plants that I picked up from the supermarket yesterday. I got a bargain whilst walking down the fruit and veg aisle… three climbing … Continue reading

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Day 138: A Cinderella Movie and Some Gardening

Just wanted to update you on how I felt after my very long walk yesterday. Although I had rushed out the house a bit stressed, I returned one hour and twenty minutes later in a happier state of mind. It’s … Continue reading

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Day 136: A Partial Day of Solitude in the Garden and Washing Down the Patio

How do you know if you are making progress towards your goal? I truly believe that you can just feel it. Today I actually got a glimpse of living with more space around me, as things are starting to fall … Continue reading

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Day 130: Uncovering the Small Water Fountain in the Garden

The girls wanted to help in the garden today so I suggested some weeding. I don’t think that was interesting enough for them and before long they were asking questions about the hidden water fountain in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Day 129: Lots of Help Decluttering the Garden Before Sitting Down to a Nice Roast Lamb Dinner

A bank holiday Friday and beautiful weather – can’t ask for more than that! I spent practically a whole day gardening and the girls helped me so much. We focused on the corner which has basically been used as a … Continue reading

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