After 3 weeks of Lockdown

Hello fellow isolators!

It is a couple of weeks since I have been in touch, how are you all doing? I hope that you and you dear ones are all well. It is great to see the curve flatten but I am sure you agree that albeit inconvenient we must continue to keep our distance.

How was your Easter weekend? Did you do anything special to make it seem a little different to the rest of the week. We had lovely roast lamb and of course chocolate in the house after seven weeks of Lent 😊

I expect many of you are trying to juggle working form home and children, and others are so bored that the days are all merging into one. What are you doing to pass the time? Any tips?

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Gardening under sufferance

Counting my blessings that we have a decent sized garden whereas many don’t. This afternoon I have dug over the vegetable patch. This is not unusual, I do this every year, I occasionally get around to planting things too.

But I am such a rubbish gardener, I never have any success 😂

Last year, I actually planted quite a lot, and I assumed nothing had grown because nothing was visible. Digging over the ground today I found bumper crop! (Second picture) obviously now inedible.

So as this is the year for learning something new please can the gardeners out there tell me:

A: why I can’t grow anything?
B: when I do, they are less than an inch long
C: what can I do so that I may grow delicious crops to eat, freeze and give away?

Anyone?????

Tidying up with Marie Kondo | Netflix

Tidying up with Marie Kondo.

Watching Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix has been a bit of a guilty pleasure for the past few weeks.  Eight episodes of this joyful, pint size Japanese lady (and her equally lovely translator) entering people’s home and teaching how to declutter their living spaces which ultimately help them to declutter their lives has been thought provoking at least.

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My 101 in 1001 Challenge 30% Update

I have just logged into the Day Zero Project website and I was shocked to discover that I am well over half way through my 1001 days!

I apparently have 480 days left until I finish on July 29th 2020.

So much for completing half of my challenges by now…..

And so much for writing a half way through post on Day 500, this will have to do!

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Buy a Waterbutt #101in1001 #44

A complete cheat! But I don’t care!

One of the key reasons for wanting to move from our previous house was the lack of a garden, we had nothing at the front of the house and at the back was a small patch of grass which we barely used because it was so boggy. When we were looking for a new house, I knew I wanted three things from my garden.

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My 101 in 1001 Challenge 20% Update

As predicted the first 10% was a lot easier to accomplish than the next, particularly when 2018 has been a disaster on the challenge front as well as the blogging front.

I am now ready with my next update for my 101in1001, I have finally reached 20%.

You can read my complete list of things to try and accomplish before July 2020 here. here.


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