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Upstairs In A Grand Old House, Aiken-Rhett

This is a case of working the angles as best you can. Much of that time period had massive furniture. The rooms inside the homes, not really very big. 63 more words


Come and see Old School Garden...

Wow, I’ve been busy……

With help, I’ve been getting Old School Garden in shape for our Open Garden event this Sunday 23rd June (1pm-5pm). The weather forecast is good and the garden is starting to perform its summer show, so if you’re free and can make it you’d be very welcome. 164 more words

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Moo nuggets

Weekday mornings

Me: Switch off the TV Ammu, we need to start now, otherwise it will get late for school.

Moo: What will happen if we go late mumma, you will miss the train? 316 more words

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The waitress for our table was extolling a shrimp dish they offered. “O, no thanks,” I said, looking like I didn’t want to be poisoned. “You can’t eat shrimp?” Her expression indicated she thought I was very odd. 525 more words

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Getting The Look, Swan

Most people know Swans are not all that nice. They are also big, and now they have little Swans.

That’s when you need to pay attention to ‘the look’. 30 more words


Under Spanish Moss, Monochrome

The big Live Oaks and moss always add something special to a scene.

Photograph finished with an old cyan look.


Servants Quarters, Main Kitchen

This particular old Charleston house had land and large slave/servant quarters in a back court yard.

Cooking here is hot work and if possible not done in the main house. 42 more words