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artificial autumn

This morning it looked like Autumn had arrived overnight. The high winds and heavy rain last night had swept so many leaves, and in fact whole branches, off the trees that the roads were covered with a slippery layer of … Continue reading

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Summer of the sandbags

It has now rained here for thirty days… Every morning I have the challenge of whether to wear my never-quite-dry walking boots to paddle to the car, or whether to roll up my jeans and wear my walking sandals (which … Continue reading

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Mind you, the water was pretty murky and a bit smelly too

All that snow (or at least most of it) was washed away by heavy overnight rain and it had to go somewhere… Clyde in spate at New Lanark 2, Jan 16th 2010 Clyde in spate at New Lanark 1, Jan … Continue reading

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continuing the saga

Tonight when we got home from work (in a courtesy car, as ours is in the garage overnight because they booked it in on the wrong day) we moved the fridge and the dishwasher and peeled back the lino on … Continue reading

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something nasty under the floorboards

Over the last week or so I have been aware of a smell in the kitchen and utility room area. I obsessively emptied bins, cleaned the filter in the dishwasher, checked cupboards and then got Handsome to check under cupboards. … Continue reading

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