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Malcolm’s Garden

Les jardin des mille memoires – The garden of a thousand memories, my once a week domain where I undertake maintenance of my late father’s flora and fauna. It’s a place where over the thirty years the old man built a sturdy retaining wall out of Yorkshire stone, along with lovingly tendering borders of hardy perennials and bedding plants. The wall so robust that, despite being built one score and […]

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It’ll Cost How Much?!

Yesterday afternoon, a family friend carried out maintenance work on my car’s wheel bearings. He’s a very amiable guy, however I’m not sure why he undertook this work as there was nothing wrong with the wheel bearings. Not to mention he’s a hairdresser with no mechanical skills! As he’s keen to upskill his engineering skills, and as this tale is partly fictional, I decided that as long as he got my wheel back on and it was fit for purpose after the work, I’d […]

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