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Room with a view

This was the view I woke up to every morning. You might be wondering if I was staying in a very rainy area - hence the wet window panes. Well I wasn't - the weather was actually really good in general. The 'rain feature' is a special effect caused by condensation inside the double glazing.

This feature can also be used as a substitute for window netting as they both have similar qualities!

Is it raining? Is it sunny? Or is it a monkey's wedding? A great guessing game for the morning.
On occasion, the condensation would clear a little, allowing for better viewing. In these circumstances one should also be aware that others can now see in!

I had no pets to play with, and spent ALOT of time in the kitchen, so when the local village fair was selling herbs I invested in some Thyme, Basil and Sage, and potted some mint and parsley from the garden. When I left my herbs were doing really well - some would say flourishing under my care! For anyone having trouble with their herbs I found mine liked (apart from the usual) the melodic sounds of Classic FM!

The garden was rather picturesque - well maintained, including the appropriate planting and replanting. The results, awash with sunlight can be seen above.

and below. This pic also shows the sun dial - useful for finding out which direction north is in. Not so useful when it came to the time though - often attributed to a refusal to change to daylight saving time!




Lucky

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