Category Archives: Garden project

Ravens, writing desks and lamp posts?

So, now you know how a sewer pipe is like a gas lamp! Welcome to the Narnia section of the ‘Secret Story Garden’ – and just to tempt you to come along, here are a couple more images:     … Continue reading

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Why is a raven like a writing desk?

Well, both are ‘things’ I suppose. You might just as well say ‘How is a sewer pipe like a gas lamp?’ You won’t find the answer to that one in a book, but you sure will if you come along … Continue reading

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Knitting, sewing, gluing, painting, planting, constructing… ‘stuff’

I note, with shame, that a whole month has passed with ne’er a squeak from me on this blog. Blame the summer weather, friends and family, and various projects which have kept me busy. Right now I am surrounded with … Continue reading

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If you can’t beat them…

Some will remember theĀ  force of the winter gales which ripped across the country last winter, destroying vulnerable buildings and bringing down trees, before floods hit Somerset and made us front page news. Our dear old African Hut, complete with … Continue reading

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African Hut Revival

Friday was The Day. With temperatures soaring OV donned his old red T-shirt and ancient navy trousers and headed up a ladder. The ‘chicken wire’ had been put in place a few days earlier. The site was cleared and, with … Continue reading

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Ins and Outs

In: 7 plastic tables with removable legs 40 plastic chairs 2 large teapots 4 plastic cake stands with lids 4 large thermos flasks a large bag full of bunting 9 plastic trays Out: 3 x 8″ garden canes 2 x … Continue reading

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What is a hammock?

“Never seen one of these before. Is it friendly?” “OK I’ll take a closer look.” “Mmm – seems fine. What’s this?” “Looks interesting – one or two titles which attract. Think I’ll settle down for a read.”

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