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Planting Trees – Open day 6-7 December 2014

At last, at last, friends, it’s time to plant our fruit trees. We have 20 lovely treelings of different types and varieties – apples, pears, plums, early, mid-season and late – plus some nuts and surprises… waiting to be planted … Continue reading

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Picking up the threads

Friends, I am living witness to what happens when you don’t get round to blogging for a while! Almost a year has passed since I last posted here – and so much has happened since then that I don’t know … Continue reading

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One Hour at Work.

While doing renovations on the house I needed a nail gun. I phoned a friend who lives nearby to ask if I could borrow his. “Yes,” he said. “Can I come and fetch it right now?” “Sure,” he replied. I … Continue reading

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Dirty hands, happy hearts!

Invitation to a working weekend – Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2012 Dear friends of Dorpsstraat! As you can see, things are progressing with our new living space. We are finishing off the outside walls, and this weekend it … Continue reading

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Open day on Sunday 4 December 2011

Friends of Dorpsstraat 136 Open day on Sunday 4 December from 10.30-17.00 Dear friends The time has come at last for us to plant the coppicing shrubs around the perimeter of our land. We cordially invite you to join us … Continue reading

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Beauty

This is a cross-posting from my (Ria’s) regular blog, but it has its place here too. An idea occurred to me Sunday, working in the garden the whole weekend, I’m not growing vegetables, I’m cleaning this piece of land that … Continue reading

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