Archive: “Garden”

Flying visit

Flight path

One morning, a few weeks ago (August 2005) I was in the sitting room at home and Susan and Sarah were in other parts of the house. Our sitting room is at the back of the house with a full-width conservatory adjoining, which almost doubles the size of the room. This looks out onto a […]

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Gardening: a relaxing pursuit

Susan and I went to Notcutts Garden Centre in Pembury to buy some shrubs. As usual, it was quite busy and we had to park in the upper car park. This entails a steep climb up a narrow, winding road and, having parked, an equally steep descent down a pedestrian walkway, also winding, in order […]

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It just doesn’t work

My wife and I went to the local DIY shop and bought a bird table for the garden. It came in a large cardboard box which bore the legend ‘self assembly’. When I got it home I took it to the garage and laid out all the component parts on my bench. I was then […]

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