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Decluttering

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Over the years I have had a bash at this without much success.I’m not the hoarder portrayed in those television programmes, more that I have a “just in case” mentality. Recently, however, I’m having a really good go at it and realise that you have to feel ready to succeed, no matter what all the self help articles say.
Since retiring I have reconfigured my wardrobe, pruned my total number of clothes and thought carefully before purchasing new pieces.Now I can see at a glance what I have in the wardrobe, I wash and wear throughout the season and no one has ever remarked on how often I have worn a certain item.Some of the clothes were not “quite right” on me or perhaps the life style I aspired to and they had to go to the charity shop and maybe they suit someone else better.I haven’t been able to cull my collection of scarves and handbags yet. At my age, I have accepted that there are some skills I will never master and some pending projects which will never come to fruition so that paraph…

Highlights from 2017

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Six on Saturday

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These plants add a splash of sunshine to my garden on a gloomy winter's day. 
I'm wondering why I don't group them together.

“The cinema is truth 24 frames-per-second” ― Jean-Luc Godard

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Six on Saturday

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After seeing this post in the amazingly helpful and interesting blog Shirls Garden Watch http://blog.shirlsgardenwatch.co.uk/2017/10/six-on-saturday-new-to-me.html#.WetDQ3ZrzIU
I have tried to post one for our gardening group, for which I am the blog keeper.
 https://thepropagatorblog.wordpress.com/2017/10/21/six-on-saturday-21-10/
Looking at the other posts, it is a good indication of what to plant out in our gardens for every week of the year.

Six days in Scotland in September - Part Four

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We couldn't go by St Andrews without a visit; home of an old university and the birthplace of golf