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Scrappy and his balloons, “timbbbeeerr!!” and the new wood burner

Scrappy lying on the gravel beside the hung tarp with balloons on

I was wracking my brain over what to write during the in-between months that my folks were back in the UK and I ended up finding a handful of photos. They didn’t quite warrant a blog post by themselves but I could probably justify a blog post with them all thrown in. Why not, she […]

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Desperate times call for desperate measures!

Pigeon eggs

For those new to my blog you might not be aware of our ongoing war against a family of pigeons that have taken up roost in our BBQ area. I have heard pigeons being described as ‘rats with wings’ and in this case, that is an accurate description. They are messy, intrusive, smelly and a […]

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We purchased a small nerf gun to deter the pigeons

And so the war continues… If you have no idea what I’m going on about then catch up here and here. Bloody birds.

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The pigeons pushed off the fake owl, it is sat on the floor in pieces

    And we’re back to the drawing board…

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The War on the Pigeons

Pigeon eggs

If you’re a bird lover then please don’t read on! When we bought the house a family of pigeons came along as an extra. They weren’t your fancy pigeons that your average pigeon breeders would keep – they were Portugal’s finest vermin (somewhat akin to London’s finest). Okay okay, they weren’t that bad but having […]

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