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The week started well with our old backdoor being replaced. The previous door had warped and was letting in cold air much like the front door which we also replaced recently. The new backdoor was left with a blank panel at the top so that they could measure and align the georgian bars to the [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Feb 11th 2017

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2017 Calendar

You will recall from a previous post that over the past few years I have created a personalised calendar as a Christmas present for Mr C. For 2016 a fellow blogger sent me a lovely calendar in PDF format that I was able to print off hang on the wall above my computer. I [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 18th 2017

There has been a bit of a technical hitch with my blog hosts causing my site along with many others to be offline for several hours. The tech guys have been working flat out to get it resolved and here I am with a little bit of colouring that that I did last year. I [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 17th 2017

For the last few years I have made a personalised calendar as a Christmas present for Mr C as one of his Christmas presents. I choose from the photographs that I have taken from the previous year, one from each month. The process of choosing causes me to reflect on the things that we have [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 2nd 2017

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Helen Keller

As the New Year turned I was reminded of the Elizabeth Gilbert’s Happiness Jar project which I blogged about a couple of years ago:
What is a Happiness Jar? The simplest thing in [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Jan 1st 2017

When I awoke on Christmas morning I was treated to a beautiful sunrise glowing through one of our bedroom windows. I tried to photograph the sunrise through the bedroom window but the sun was so bright that it caused too many reflections on the glass. I did however manage to capture the sunny glow through [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Dec 25th 2016

The fitter arrived slightly later than on previous days, he had a small job to attend to first. When he arrived I pointed out the small chip that I had noticed in the tile. With a straight face he said ‘Well you will just have to look the other way!’, followed by ‘It will have [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 17th 2016

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