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The Pets of Christmas Past… 🎄

This weekend has been Christmas decorating weekend in our little house; and yesterday we spent a busy but enjoyable day dragging our beloved (if a little lopsided!) potted Christmas tree in from the garden for his annual stint indoors and hanging our lights, stockings and strings of cards and decorations around the rooms – before… Continue reading The Pets of Christmas Past… 🎄

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Camper van adventures – the memories we take with us as we trundle on… 💙

This winter, we are preparing to say a last goodbye to our much-loved 26-year-old Bedford Rascal camper van – bought on impulse, on eBay, from a pick-up location 500 miles away, just under half a decade ago. This is, just to be clear, absolutely not the kind of thing it would ever have occurred to… Continue reading Camper van adventures – the memories we take with us as we trundle on… 💙

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Happy Advent ♥️❄️✨🕯

December has arrived at last, tumbled towards through the beauty and transition of autumn and early winter; and is now fully settled in, bringing with it all its usual cosiness and warmth. I love the first morning of advent so much, calendars being opened and the countdown to Christmas truly beginning. Jasper and Jet got… Continue reading Happy Advent ♥️❄️✨🕯

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Hitting our stride with the winter routine ❄️♥️

In the last few days, Charmer and I have adapted to our new winter routine – or the first stage of it at least! Had him in every second night this week, our go-to bridging habit between the relaxed out-24/7 of autumn and the feet lined at the gate every night of the very thick… Continue reading Hitting our stride with the winter routine ❄️♥️