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A Beach Cottage Number Two

  Well hello there from Sydders, how you going out there Beach Cottage friends, ok I have a lot to tell you, I am sitting on the couch in my sweatpants, after a week of craziness where I have not known what day it is at some points, but here I am back in the world of the living where people don't, as a rule, wear ...

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a pretty posy

G’day, happy Friday from the beaches :) One of my goals (of which I have still not quite sat down and written a proper real life list) for the New Year is to grow a lot more flowers and plant lots of things in the garden, especially natives, not natives (English stuff) and a few unusual things (thinking forgotten about ...

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sofas and sweet peas

So this is the result of the not gardening gardening I was talking about the other day, a simple bunch of pretty flowering bits and bobs from outside...it's been so nice to zone out and do not much here over the holidays and I really have not done much other than do not much, but oh wait we've watched a lot of really good ...

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Christmas vignettes

G'day December days, always very busy here, full of end of year school events, Christmas celebrating and you know all the other things that come along at this time... The weather is warm, make that hot, we have had storms and hail stones and thick humidity, the tree is up, our Christmas day meal is locked in looking ...

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beach cottage pods and French canning jars

Aloha beach cottage people, it's the end of the week, it's nearly Summer, it's nearly Christmas (ahhhhhh scary), it's time to weekend re-charge though, drop those work tools, kick off those shoes, grab a beer, grab a book and get yourself into a hammock... I am just back from yoga, a lovely class today (I wrote all ...

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beach cottage blue coastal trunk

Helloooo from an overcast Sydney, I've been for a walk by a very cloudy sky ocean this morning with those lovely pale seaside colours that come when the sky is puffy...soft blues, greys and almost a hint of pink. Thanks for the suggestions on the trunk, I moved it here as a side table rather than a coffee table and so ...

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it’s a vintage blue beach cottage sea trunk

and there I was, innocently walking along minding my own business, and one of the things on the Most Seriously Wanted Finds List in the back of the abyss that is my head, popped right into my path... hello blue chippy faded coastal sea trunk come to ...