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When you were growing up, your parents – and grandparents – probably did that really parenty – and grandparenty- thing of telling you that life was all about balance. They said it so often that it became engraved in your frontal lobe without you even realising. It’s why you spend some of your days eating [read more]
Last week, while sat in my dentist’s infamously uncomfortable waiting room listening to the dull sound of drills go into teeth from behind the closed door next to me, I heard a nervous patient talking to the receptionist about his Saturday morning routine (presumably to shake off the nerves). Anyway, it went like this: Wake [read more]
In case you’ve had a cold for the past few days and haven’t managed to pull back the curtains out of fear you’ll be missing out on something amazing, you’ve been missing out on something amazing – the sun. It’s been shining like mad. It’s almost like it went for a power nap before a [read more]
We’ll be straight with you: Marmite is a million times better than Bovril. There’s no contest. We know that’s got very little (read: nothing) to do with lawn care, but it was weighing heavy on our shoulders and so blurting it out seemed necessary. Now we’ve done this, we’ll be straight with you in lawn [read more]
Spring has arrived. Actually, let’s rephrase that a little. Spring was meant to arrive. Alas it snowed and rained and rained and snowed. But just because spring hasn’t arrived yet doesn’t mean it isn’t coming. It is. It’s just running fashionably late which, in gardening speak, means it’s about two-three weeks behind schedule. No. it’s [read more]