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reggae bars & Yorkshires

    Monday well, the warming weather sort of ceased for a bit...I have the day off today and it's cold, Australian cold not real cold (day off is following rather strange night which ended up in a reggae bar... ummmm would you like some advice from a person who is at the point of mid-life?  unless you ...

White Kitchens be my thing

    (WIP shot, still in plastic, needs to silicone etc) Hello!  How are we all? Well, I am all good.  It's the end of Winter in Sydney and things are slowly warming up.  Just back from a lovely long walk, a picnic lunch down by the beach and a dip in the harbour for mr bc (no, I don't enter the water, ...

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The Beach Cottage Reno Project

Hellooooo lovely ladies.  Long time no see.  How are you all?  I wonder if The Man From the Netherlands is still here? Rightio, well the other day I posted on my Facebook page (first time in a very long time) wondering if anyone was interested in the updates of the house reno project I'm working hard (very) on. ...

kitchens, bathrooms and picnics

  Hello from me. I'm sitting here in our bedroom on the sofa, the window is  open, the lamps are on, a soft cool breeze is coming up the hill off of the sea, the sky is that lovely just-about-to-get-dark inky blue and someone somewhere is barbecuing. The evenings here are now dark by 6pm and the scorching ...

Boil Wash

  Hello!  How are you? It's Friday as I write this and that means the house gets cleaned from top to bottom, or in our case, one end to the other and then downstairs. I, believe it or not, little cherubs on the other side of this screen, am boiling whites on a huge pot on the top of the stove.  It seems ...

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clubs and things

  Hello.  How are you all? I am very very very well.  The best I've been in a very long time.  It feels good to write/feel/think/type that. Tonight I am back from my book club.  It's funny really how I have these lovely ladies in my life, I joined the book club via an online site.  I had wanted to join ...

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A New (hot) Day, A New Lesson

  Aloha to all far and wide.  How are you all? Well.  I am good.  I am a few pounds heavier good but I guess that's what happens when you do two things.  I mean it really is not rocket science.  One is eat more and two is move less.  So yeah the pounds, since my last visit here,  have popped their little ...