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Saturday Night Feast at River Cottage HQ

Anna really enjoyed her Cheese-making course at River Cottage HQ a couple of years ago. So much so that I decided to buy her another trip there as a Christmas Present. It was a Christmas present that benefitted me as well as she wouldn’t want to go on her own, so I’d just have to...

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Christmas 2018 at Ynyslas

Well, we had a nice quiet family Christmas at home once again. I was a little preoccupied with server issues that I was trying to sort out for my clients but I put that to the back of my mind and managed to have a lovely day at home. Christmas Eve was spent getting ready,...

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Christmas Lunch in a Box

Food Boxes We’ve been doing well with our boxes of food this year. Gousto, Hello Fresh and MyCookbox have all been living up to expectations and better still, thanks to the referral program and people using our links to sign up to receive cut price boxes we’ve earned lots of free boxes ourselves as well....

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Hall Lighting

As mentioned in my previous post about LED Hall Lighting, my idea to put some LED lights up in the hall for Christmas ended up escalating somewhat. The hall was redecorated, woodwork sanded and varnished, walls and ceilings painted, a new picture rail was installed and 20m of LED lighting was ordered. Not only that...

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A Wet Windy Weekend in Wales

Another wet and very windy weekend here in West Wales. We don’t let that stop us though. A good Spring clean (even though its Winter) early on Saturday morning without waking Anna and Morgan meant that the house was ready for the Christmas decorations to go up. It’s surprising what you find under the sofa though!...

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LED Hall Lighting

Last year we had a few fairy lights around some of the door frames in the hall. At the time I said it would be nice to have LED’s around all of them for the festive season, so with Christmas approaching I decided to look into it. We’ve had strips of remote controlled RGB LEDs for...

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