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The third rinse

Last weekend, a pair of my daughter’s leggings came out of the washing machine with noticeable holes on the thigh. We knew the culprit must be the wire which came out of some clothes last July, but I was in … Continue reading

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The claims and the reality

The Green Johanna website claims that the compost bin can produce the most fantastic compost in six weeks. Now, such a short amount of time is immaterial to me but quality is a different matter. The blurb I received with … Continue reading

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British chickpeas

I never thought I would see the day when I could buy chickpeas grown in Britain! But lo, here they are. Last December was my first order from Hodmedod but at that time there weren’t any of one of my … Continue reading

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Can’t believe my eyes

I could have done a Wordless Wednesday post with this photo but for the sake of clarity, these daffodils are far too early. Or may be it’s me that’s got the wrong month. I know that time goes faster as … Continue reading

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The strangest of photos!

I was about to start reading your blog posts when I noticed how my blog would look to someone else through reader. Oh! If you see a photo of a barbecue – or anything other than a Bob the Builder … Continue reading

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Never seen anything like this!

It was the local primary schools’ cross country run this evening and afterwards we took a walk along the lane which borders the back of our houses on the way home. I don’t know why I don’t do this route … Continue reading

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Quick update

I’m gradually learning how to use wordpress and so over time you will notice changes. For example, tonight I have changed the title of my blog from ‘silverbells2012’ to ‘silverbells steps out’. But it is still very much me who … Continue reading

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