The unique Mercia 3 x 3m 28mm Corner Log Cabin lets you enjoy your outdoors in style With its corner design this summerhouse fits neatly against your wall or fence to minimise the wasted space in your yard, while still providing a stunning retreat that’s like a home away from home. It has glazed windows and […]
Friends, Seasons greetings! Before I embark on this more-serious-than-normal edition of the Lens I want to wish you and yours a beautiful holiday season. Now that that’s over, in case you missed it, the American government has shutdown, our allies feel “betrayed”, “blindsided”, the Kurds are facing imminent slaughter, the last great protector of the […]
Welcome to another round of Weekend Writing Warriors, the blog hop where writers from a wide variety of genres share from their work in excerpts of ten lines or less. So, it snowed in Scottsdale, Arizona. It snowed in Maui. But did it snow here? Noooooo. Winter is slinking away leaving a trial of dandelions […]
As you can tell, I’m brand new at this (blogging), but well, here’s the start of my story: Horticulture Qualifications: Graduate of the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture Ran my own business creating vacation retreats on home owners properties for several years in the GTA, before moving to the wilds of Petawawa. I currently work […]
Ideal Home Wiltshire Large 3 Door Sideboard in Rustic Oak-Effect Turn your living space into a stress-free, storage-rich retreat with the cosy rural style of this generously sized sideboard. Part of the Witshire collection by Ideal Home, its realistic rustic oak-effect flaunts an elaborate grain pattern, warming colour tone and ‘rough-sawn’. Added countryside character comes from the chunky […]
Ideal Home Wiltshire 2-Drawer Coffee Table in Rustic Oak-Effect A key piece from the Wltshire collection by Ideal Home, this coffee table’s cosy rural style will help transform your living room into a stress-free retreat. An authentic rustic oak-effect features a beautifully detailed surface with warming tones and a ‘rough-sawn’ finish. This countryside character is increased by the generous proportions of […]
Ideal Home Wiltshire Lamp Table This lamp table’s cosy rural style will help transform your living space into a stress-free retreat. Part of the Wiltshire collection, its authentic rustic oak-effect features a beautifully detailed surface with warming tones and a ‘rough-sawn’ finish. The cottage character is increased by the generous proportions of the shaped plinth and top, chunky sides and dainty metal […]
I sit in the cool, darkened cinema with Riley (5) and Tilda (2), and enjoy a few moments of much needed calm. The girls are loving Mary Poppins Returns but I can’t help thinking what a cruel film it is to show parents. Kids get expert training on how to outsmart adults; parents get to see that world’s greatest nanny has enough magic to fly down a kite and help Michael Banks with his children, but not enough magic to climb through the screen and help you with yours.
But let’s rewind a bit to see why a bit of help from Mary Poppins would have been, frankly, quite appreciated today…
After investing 40 hours checking 6 of the very best Stress Washing machines for property use, we narrowed it down to our top 2 picks. The Ivation as the best electric pressure washer and also the Generac as the very best gas pressure washer. For the majority of home owners, we suggest the Ivation electric […]
The House Oversight Committee, led by chairman Elijah Cummings, will vote next Tuesday to authorize three subpoenas for the departments of Homeland Security, Justice, and Health and Human Services, POLITICO reported. | Alex Wong/Getty Images THE NEW HOUSE MAJORITY … MELANIE ZANONA: “Dems prepare to subpoena family separation documents from Trump administration”: “House Democrats are […]
2019-02-23 08:45:00 The 2019 Academy Awards takes place on Sunday night, and ahead of the prestigious awards ceremony – nominees are gifted a very expensive swag bag. Oscar gift bags, which are distributed by companies that have “no relationship” with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, are sent to nominees every year before […]
There is plenty of information “out there” on how we can make steps to live a life with less of a negative impact on our neighbors and bring the Outside in… but that’s only if you happen to go looking for it. Perhaps adding a few simple pieces of inspiration that can work for your fellow […]
There’s a pleasant song in the midday air unlike any you’ve heard before, and a small crowd has gathered at the center of town in awe of the masterful bard’s performance.
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Erwin Rommel and Bernard Law Montgomery. Two men who are bound together inseparably by history. On the desert sands of western Egypt in the late June heat of 1942, these two men met on the battlefield and their clash changed the course of the war in North Africa. By extension, this battlefield clash also began […]