What are these birds doing?

So I happened to be down the end of our garden this morning when I spotted these two. They carried on like this for several minutes (I have more footage!). At first I assumed that they had found something that they were both eating but then they moved around the garden performing similar moves -... Continue Reading →

How to open a broken car Bonnet (Toyota Yaris)

At some stage the latch that allows one to open the bonnet on our Toyota Yaris has broken. While this hasn't been a major inconvenience (the car was off the road pending a new exhaust) I have, over the last few weeks tried various methods and jiggery pokery to get the bonnet open! Here is... Continue Reading →

Changing a Sit On Mower Cutting Blade

Although I have had this mower professionally serviced before now it has always been quite a long winded (and expensive) operation involving the service centre ("Cheltenham Mowers") dispatching a van to both pick up and then re-deliver the mower after the work has been done. On this occasion the mower blade had become warped as... Continue Reading →

Creating a Vegetable Patch

Another Covid-19 project - we have a large area in our garden that some 25 years ago was indeed a vegetable patch but has now got so hopelessly overgrown that it cannot be described as anything anymore. I decided to see if I could turn a piece of it into a new vegetable patch and... Continue Reading →

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