The Land Rover Owners Ex Wife

……becoming me again


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The morning after the night before.

Oops! Lifted clean out of its' stand.  I'm thinking now would be a good time to put this back in the shed!

Oops! Lifted clean out of its’ stand. I’m thinking now would be a good time to put this back in the shed!

With Mud due down at head office this morning, he took himself off to bed at around 9pm last night and I was able to compose and publish my ‘Alternate use for knitting needles‘ post in relative peace before taking myself up to bed but, tired though I was, sleep was not forthcoming. Gale force winds were howling passed the cottage and a cacophony of bangs, thuds, creaks and assorted strong winds related noises prevented me from achieving much sleep at all and I was still clock watching at 3am. Continue reading


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Repairing a gap in the hedge the Land Rover owners way

Fence panel with a difference

Fence panel with a difference

We have a 60 foot long stretch of native hedge that runs down the side of our house which has been a haven for wildlife and has provided much needed privacy, as the next house along, although separated from us by a road and grass verge, is slightly elevated and set back.

The location of this house has never really been a problem in the past, as we have carefully managed and maintained the hedge, which has provided bushy green cover through most of the year and a healthy tangle of branches during the winter, so it came as a bit of a shock last year when we realised that a gap had appeared (with a little help from another neighbour, as we later found out)  in the hedge and it allowed the neighbours an unhindered view of our dining room and patio area. Continue reading