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Balcony and patio : Hockney style

I’m so excited because our new home has a balcony, albeit in dire need of some maintenance and a revamp. I have found the rather slow start to spring a bit depressing, I’m yearning for some sunshine and warmth and whilst I’m waiting I am busy planning and sourcing stuff. 375 more words


Friday Fictioneers — The Moon and the Stars

“Have you seen my camera?” Ed asked his wife. “It was on the balcony.”

“Oh,” she said. “The one you use to take pictures of the moon and the stars on the balcony every night?” 82 more words

Flash Fiction

Spring Experiment

After 6 years of living in Japan, we are moving back to the not-so-sunny skies that is England.

The move is only happening at the end of May and I’m very excited, particularly as I have an allotment lined up already! 274 more words


Photo Challenge~~~I'd Rather Be...

So here I am, at my desk, doing our TAXES, for heaven’s sake!  Yeah, it’s that time of year. But I’d really rather be here: 70 more words



Blizzard outside

Hearing the fury of the wind I drew the verticals to side. I grasped my iPhone, and opened the glass doors. I pushed the mesh door aside, and was hit by the snowflakes. 61 more words

Daily Prompts, Topic Ideas

Getting close to handover - New pictures

We went out to the site today to see where the trades were up to with the defects. There was still a few outstanding jobs so we are not sure if handover will take place as planned next Tuesday. 58 more words


How to Build a Balcony Garden on a Shoestring Budget

A common misconception about gardening is that it requires a big backyard and a lot of money. That’s why a lot of people, namely city dwellers on a tight budget, shy away from growing their own food. 1,261 more words