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“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in–what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.”
― Victor Hugo

We’ve done lots of garden improvements this weekend, making the most of the twenty degrees c and brilliant sunshine that we had yesterday. Considering we were told our garden would be flat when we bought the house, we’ve made the best of a very sloped job! Lots of drainage issues will hopefully now have been resolved after plenty of digging, shingling and planting yesterday…

Garden Project

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Aside from the positivity of re-designing bits in the garden, Maisy was also loving the sunshine and her first full day outside. She even helped with the digging and when she was bored of that, posed in the garden with the new flowers (Courtesy of Homebase and also my Grandmother’s beautiful plant arranging). I quite like the fact that we’re in a wind trap because it looked like she was posing with a fan machine blowing her fur…!

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(The wet bits on her face were the hosepipe – it wasn’t me!). We had a lovely meal at our neighbours last night which finished off the day pretty well and although we worked hard, I feel truly relaxed – finally!

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“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.”
― Sigmund Freud

It’s my work leaving do tonight (jointly with another awesome colleague!) and so I thought I would spend some time blogging earlier today so that I’m not rushed and lacking in photos. The weather is still in the 25 degrees c and absolutely lovely but the heat is starting to get a bit too consistent! So we bought a hose and a watering can in preparation for getting the house next week and the newly laid and probably dying turf that will come with it.. ! So with the aid of a water bottle, we created some artificial rain just to make us feel a bit cooler…

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