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The Heat Is On

We are having a chaotic time, but Sime is convinced everything will be ok & amazingly, we do seem to be ticking things off our list.
Our extra work seems to be going smoothly, but Bebe is going through a sleepless phase, which I'm finding tough, as I always wake when she's phaffing about - Sime just sleeps through it all!

During the winter months it was very windy here, so we got into the habit of leaving Bebe's radio on overnight, as she would get quite anxious when the wind was noisy. In a bid to try & get her to sleep, we have now removed the radio & the lamp that we would leave on through the night & have replaced it with 2 nightlights. We've also replaced the low energy bulb in her bedside lamp with a  LED 6W cold-to-the-touch bulb, as she tends to put tissues in the lampshade, which of course is troubling with a warm or hot bulb. Bebe also has had a habit of opening & closing her drawers throughout the night, which has started to really get to me, so we've removed them & made room in her wardrobe for the extra clothing.
Tonight is Bebe's first night with the nightlights - she was quite concerned about them at bedtime, so it may take some time... I'm just hoping that she'll sleep better!

Here's some photos from the last few days...

Portmellon...

Preparing for doggie walking... 

Portmellon & Mevagissey...

A week of walking our buddy, Tara...

Too much sun...

Sime's roasted veg & spaghetti dish.

A new view of Portmellon...

Top floor...

The view from one of the most spectacular houses we look after...

In the grounds...

Cleaning the summerhouse...

The view...

Fabulous Echium Pininana...

Finished for the day...


Kay (& Sime - who's out gigging)
xx


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Lights Out!

Just 4 weeks to go until this year's Earth Hour.
Here's the link to join in: Sign Up For Earth Hour.
We'll have friends staying, so a candlelit meal will definitely be on the cards...

What do you have planned?
Kay & Sime xx