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The week after lockdown

Wow what a week. I can't believe it's already Sunday and we're looking back at the events of the past week. Last weekend it was announced that our area on the Costa Blanca would enter phase one of the de-escalation plan. So excited for a little bit of freedom and see the little part of the world we live in after being housebound for eight weeks.

During the eight week lockdown I only ventured out twice. The first time was on the very first Monday in week one when I had to take Mumma Bear to the vets for her booster, her appointment was already in place so it was fine for that to be honored. The second time I ventured out was about week three or four when I popped out to do some groceries. I went to one of the local supermarkets in the village which is literally a three minute drive from our house. Well, when I got there I came over all panicky and flustered. Walking around the shop was all a bit of a blur and I just couldn't find anything on my list. I just grabbed a f…

Garden projects

The first few weeks of lockdown seemed to be a rotation of going from bed and pj's to settee and 'day' pj's. We did feel very unmotivated and fed up to be honest as we had constant rain, miserable weather and nothing really on the T.V to watch. Then the rain finally stopped, the sun came out and our local builders merchant opened for deliveries to the general public. We were in full swing again.

Mark and I love our diy and garden projects. The garden is what sold us our place. A complete overgrown mess, on a slope, trees fallen down, crazy spiky overgrown cactus everywhere, but we fell in love and instantly could see the gardens potential and many fun garden projects ahead.





One of the biggest jobs is to clear the garden. The other day, I started concentrating on one area then I will slowly work around the garden. We have a waterfall going through the garden, well technically it's the water runaway for the street as when it rains here it absolutely chucks it down! …