Monthly Archives: May 2010

Salvaging – not just for sisters

Out by Balerno reservoir, the old boardwalk over the bog has recently been dismantled, leaving all this lovely wood for a canny passer-by. We have bemoaned the lack of good sun-spots in the back garden, so the boys wanted to create a decking at the bottom (for free), so we can enjoy all those sunny evenings Scotland is about to see! Here they are hard at work, salvaging and laying the foundations for the DIY decking. Pictures of the finished results to follow…



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So here is a clue to the hereditary nature of this salvaging condition we hereto diagnose ourselves of – an article from 1970 of our late mother featured in the local paper for her salvage style!! The equivalent of blogging at that time I would surmise… Gem


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