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August 2016

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Lavender

August 30, 2016

I love lavender. I must have over 20 pots on my balcony in chrome troughs with good drainage bought in Homebase. So many are still giving me flowers and the aroma in the evening I am convinced is keeping the dreaded river flies at bay. As long as you do the big cut back Sept/Oct these hardy evergreen plants will just keep giving and giving. I found this website which I’m now in love with and will definitely be making…

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Food

Flies and burning coffee

August 17, 2016

How burning inexpensive ground used of fresh coffee keeps the flies away. My top floor apartment faces the River Thames which is a true joy, however at this time of the year the dreaded river flies can ruin the beautiful experience. As evening falls and you think of sitting out on the balcony or just having the French windows open, while you potter around, watching TV, cooking or entertaining friends attracted to the light these unwelcome visitors have joined you…

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Candles and home comforts

August 9, 2016

Finally I’ve found an Aroma Diffuser that does the job and actually looks nice! I’m so exited it’s going down as my best buy of the summer. I’m slightly obsessed by aromas and have a nose like a bloodhound. Homes should first of all smell of ‘nothing’ which means they are fresh and clean. After that it’s a little like putting on a perfume and its all about personal choice. Especially in the evening there will always be a candle…

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Beauty

CACI Facial

August 2, 2016

I have long been a fan of the CACI facial. It was back in 1995 when I first started using the system. Back then it was a very basic micro current facial which tightened and lifted the facial muscles. The reason I chose it was that I always thought (and still do) that it’s totally logical to exercise our face in the same way we exercises other areas of our bodies that are sagging so CACI and Eva Fraser’s Facial…

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