Monthly Archives: September 2013

South-coast breakfasts : Cafe Rouge at Gunwharf Quays

I started our south-coast breakfasts series in order to shout about the many great independent eateries we have in this area, but this week we found ourselves at a chain restaurant and the experience was so utterly underwhelming that I very nearly didn’t bother to blog about it, but then I realised that if I…

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Hatley raincoat review

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last couple of weeks looking for a new winter coat, something waterproof and warm that is practical for walking the dogs, but smart enough to wear on other occasions… and you know what I found one, but for Theo! Apparently if you are 2 years-old you are…

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Winners!! (Please check to see if you are one)

I did the draw for our GoBowWow competition on Wednesday and congratulations to our winners Blake, Laura & Sam! You’ve all been sent two emails to the address you provided on the Rafflecopter and a message to your facebook account, so please check your spam mail and reply to the email to confirm you want…

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Brit Sewing Thursday Linky (26th September 2013)

My sewing machine is back and normal service has resumed – woohoo! Just in case you are remotely curious, the problem was 5 years of (over)use which had resulted in lint building up in inaccessible parts of the machine. I had told the repair man that sewing with it was like wading through treacle and…

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Fat balls & mealworms – Getting ready for autumn

The unseasonably warm weather this week has brought us out into the garden once again to carry out a few tasks before autumn settles in for good. High up on our list was a refresh and clean our bird feeders. Our house is surrounded by woodland and fields, areas that are attractive habitat for several…

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