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June 22, 2015

#HappyDays 241 I hate being bored cause I know that’s a self imposed state. That’s why I love improv hikes up the side of the tallest thing in driving distance with only three hours to sunset, though next time i’ll try to remember a water bottle.

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June 22, 2015

#HappyDays 240 Spread 62kg of inoculated compost seed across the garden which was immediately taken up by every ant, bird and mouse in the area. Little do they know that they will now be sowing mycellium much further and deeper than I ever could be hand, thanks nature.

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June 22, 2015

#HappyDays 239 Woke up to a rhinoceros swimming in the pools, so I fished him out and let him go in the garden.

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June 19, 2015

#HappyDays 238 Cemented in the last three posts and did one final sweep of the patio… I am now offically ‘done’ with Phase II of the Spanish Food Forest Patio

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June 19, 2015

#HappyDays 237 Caught up on six seasons of Adventure Time in three weeks… and now am learning the Island Song on the mandolin

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June 19, 2015

#HappyDays 236 Took the day off gardening to spend 39 CV’s to companies in five languages

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June 19, 2015

#HappyDays 235 Sometimes I feel like a native spanish speaker… like when I need to tell a shop keeper that’s trying to rip me off what I really think about them

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June 19, 2015

#HappyDays 234 Managed to squeeze a tamper into the car and get it back to Iznajar without incident

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June 13, 2015

#HappyDays 233 Laid down 60 sqm of stone and brick in eight hours instead of seven days… no need for rockclimbing training.

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June 12, 2015

#HappyDays 232 In the epic battle between giant rats and mid size snakes its always important to root for the under dog, or snake in this case.

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June 11, 2015

#HappyDays 231 My biggest fear when starting the garden was not failing to create beauty, but failing to maintain the beauty in the form of the soil food web already on site. Today these fears were alleviated when I saw the first batch of field mushrooms pop up among the bananas and kiwis!

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June 11, 2015

#HappyDays 230 Got the paving stones delivered making that the last material to come on site before completing phase II.

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June 9, 2015

#HappyDays 229 Six months ago,Ayse give me an Inca Berry from her garden and I squished it up and saved the seeds in a paper towel. After traveling across two continents and four counties I am now the proud father of a GII Dikencik Inca Berry.

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June 9, 2015

#HappyDays 228 Finally found the rock for the patio surface… finally.

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June 9, 2015

#HappyDays 227 Put over 200 plants in the ground today.

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June 5, 2015

#HappyDays 226 Learnt to drive on the right side of the road while driving on the right but wrong side of the car.

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June 5, 2015

#HappyDays 225 Bought so many pretty plants to make this garden even greener

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June 5, 2015

#HappyDays 224 The garden was much greener than my realistic expectations had imagined, this is going to save me a lot of work.

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June 5, 2015

#HappyDays 223 Getting off the plane at Stansted is like having someone drop an icecube down your pants then spit in your face. Getting off the plane at Malaga is like having someone throw a moist towel in your face then pour dirty sink water down your pants.

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June 1, 2015

#HappyDays 222 12 months and 8,802 km later I get to have a drink with this amazing soul, so glad the world is as small as I think it is.

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June 1, 2015

#HappyDays 221 Lovely skype times are lovely.