Project 365: Week 17

This was the week when my world essentially shrank down to a computer on the dining room table and staring out at the weeds in my garden. I faced up to the reality of my first week proper as a ‘freelancer’ aka a person without a proper job desperately trying to work out how to earn money (whilst also doing housework).

Day 110 – Sunday 20th April aka Easter Day – we had a lovely day at my mum’s with my family. I love this picture of my niece fiddling with my mum’s Easter decorations.

Easter, niece, hands, toddler

Day 111 – Monday 21st April – the last day of the Easter holidays! We went to visit the is-it-or-isn’t it Banksy in Cheltenham. The photos really don’t do it justice, it is amazing! There are loads of people visiting it all the time.

Banksy, Cheltenham. 365

Day 112 – Tuesday 22nd April – the kids went back to school and I faced up to the scary reality of working at home. With no actual work. Are you jealous of my working environment?

Computer, work, Easter, 365

Day 113 – Wednesday 23rd March – I spend my day focusing on the garden now as I work. These are my wallflowers, which are just on their last legs now.

Wallflower, flower, spring, 365

Day 114 – Thursday 24th April – we’ve finally got a washing line and the weather was nice enough to hang the washing out!

Washing, washing line, spring, 365

Day 115 – Friday 25th April – with the weather warmer and a bit of rain this week, the garden has gone crazy. This clematis seems to have appeared out of nowhere. I love our red garden walls, which are a historic feature of the village.

365, Clematis, Garden, Flowers, Spring

Day 116 – Saturday 26th April – I went to Tots100 Blog Camp in Birmingham. I took some photos, but my phone and my computer aren’t talking to each other today, so I’ve failed to get anything on here. Sorry!

Can I just apologise AGAIN for the lack of uniformity in the size of my photos. As you can see, I am getting closer to getting it sorted. Must try harder…

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    • Thanks very much! It’s beautiful, but it’s full of weeds!

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    • Thanks, Chantelle, the flowers were all here when we moved in. It’s great to see what’s going to appear!

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  1. Ooh I love that red brick wall in your garden, really beautiful and a great backdrop. You’d better get gardening! Funnily enough we got our washing line up for the first time in 2 years this week. I was ridiculously pleased!

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    • It’s a bit sad to be excited about a washing line, isn’t it? The red wall is fabulous. I need to take more photos against it.

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  2. Awww Beautiful Photos Hunnie… I love your Mums little egg Decoration! and ive got everything crossed for you that you get some work VERY soon! 🙂 #Project365

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    • Thanks very much, Leanne! Really appreciate that 🙂

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  3. I hope you had a nice time at blog camp. Your red garden wall looks very pretty x

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    • Thanks, Michelle, I love our wall! I had a great time at Blog Camp, thanks 🙂

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  4. Love your garden wall and I am ridiculously jealous of your washing line! Love the first photo of the hands reaching for the eggs 🙂

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    • Ha ha, funny how many people are jealous of my washing line! There’s something very satisfying about hanging the washing out.

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  5. I hope you had a great time at blog camp, my phone and computer are also having issues

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  6. I really need a proper washing line, we’ve been here 5 years and not got one! Blog camp looked brilliant. I’m going to jump and book it next time!

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    • You need to invest in a washing line, Tas! I love hanging the washing out instead of cluttering the house with it.

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  7. it was so so lovely to see you yesterday!

    my work environment is similar, however you have far better flowers xx

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    • Ha ha, I don’t usually have those, Jaime! They were a one-off for Easter! The garden is nice though, but full of weeds! x

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  8. the Banksy is it or isnt it exhibtion looks very interesting and i am envious of your blogcamp trip yesterday – i am hoping they will do another one at Bristol soon as thats closer for me to get too.
    and dont apologise for your photos x

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    • The Banksy is amazing, Jenny! Bristol is good for me too!

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  9. Scary to sit down and suddenly have to create work for yourself. Do you have any more leads on possible clients or marketing avenues? I would hire you to be my agent/do my PR, but I haven’t got the cash myself and it looks like you might be expensive with your fancy website. 🙂

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    • I’m certainly not expensive, Judith! I don’t have any leads yet. I just keep telling myself I’ve got time and it will come!

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  10. I’m a little bit envious of your walled garden – something I would love one day, not sure why but I think it beats a fence! Good luck with the work, I’ll swap if you like 😉

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    • Thanks very much, I don’t think I’d make a very good teacher! I never would have considered a walled garden being better than a fence, but I must say I do love it!

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  11. Nothing beats washing that has been dried on the line does it?
    Love the clematis, I thought I had killed my wisteria but it is starting to shoot now

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  12. Wow, that second photo, the artwork is amazing. How cool! Loving the flowers in your garden.

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