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A Beach Cottage Two

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mats and mountains

We are finally getting some cooler weather here, and, since we last spoke, I have experienced lovely crisp air and trekked 3 hours down the very (hugely) steep side of a mountain.  Oh me oh my, how much do you think one's legs felt it the next day?  And wow, the day after, every single bit of my body was aching, the ...

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hyacinths and boots

  G'day from a drizzly Sydney beach cottage friends...wow we haven't had any rain for a long time and have had, as you may have gathered because I kept harping on about it, very hot and humid weather for March...well that's been replaced by almost Arctic like (22C haha!) conditions for us Sydney-siders with our ...

a beach cottage coastal renovation hallway

Happy Friday Vignettes

  Good afternoon from Sydney - it's hot, blustery and to be quite honest, absolutely gorgeous weather here today...though it's a good laundry day and we all know what that means...stripped the sofa, two armchairs and all the bedlinen this morning as there's nothing quite like getting it all washed and out in the ...

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Beach Cottage Texture

  Aloha, happy Monday, it's warm again here (I know I always talk about the weather, it's the English in me)...I'm not whinging but it's actually very humid...am sitting in a (white) Summer Room at the laptop looking out at a very beautiful cloudless Aussie blue sky, white vintage brick wall and the lush green of ...

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hallway painting

  Morning beach cottage friends, I have been out for a walk in the drizzly rain this morning (without Barls because firstly he hates rain and secondly he has just had a groom) for a coffee and toasted bagel at a local cafe...after all the hot, sticky and humid weather we've been having today we woke up to much ...

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beach cottage temporary kitchen

Hello and happy Monday beach cottage people from Sydney - high humidity Sydney...wowza it's been sticky and warm here for the last week or so...and finally we have succumbed to getting air conditioning, fans were just not cutting it in this new (old) house especially in our bedroom which pretty much gets the sun all day and ...

christmas abeachcottage

    We are having a lovely Christmas here, I was about to say a quiet one but we've actually got lots of parties and gatherings to go to...so looking forward to spending time with lovely friends....right now there is a ham with a maple syrup and honey dijon glaze in the oven, we have our Christmas playlist ...