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Meadow View (from start to finish) ...

a time line ...

Meadow View ...

a time line ...
... 1st April 2015 ...

Welcome ...

01/04/2015 ~ Welcome to the timeline of all our blogs for our Meadow View self build …

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... 1st April 2015 ...

Completion ...

01/04/2015 ~ Today was the day we completed on the purchase of the plot of lane. Let the build process begin …

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... 1st January 2017 ...

The Plot ...

01/01/2017 ~ Today is the real start of the blog … this post is to let you know all about the beautiful plot that we have, and some of our intentions for it …

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... 2nd January 2017 ...

The Barn (Cherry Trees) ...

02/01/2017 ~ As well as a building plot we also have a barn, which is ripe for conversion. We have named this Cherry Trees …

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... 31st January 2017 ...

Downstairs Loo ...

31/01/2017 ~ We’ve been shopping … and this is what we bought for the downstairs loo …

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... 31st January 2017 ...

Ensuite Bathroom ...

31/01/2017 ~ We’ve been shopping … and this is what we bought for the ensuite bathroom …

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... 31st January 2017 ...

Master Bathroom ...

31/01/2017 ~ We’ve been shopping … and this is what we bought for the master bathroom …

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... 3rd February 2017 ...

The Plot & The Barn ...

03/02/2017 ~ I made a very silent video showing you all around the plot and the barn …

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... 4th February 2017 ...

Post Box & Signs ...

04/02/2017 ~ We’ve been shopping again … and we’ve bought some signs and a post box for the end of the drive …

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... 11th February 2017 ...

Kitchen & Appliances ...

11/02/2017 ~ We’ve been shopping again … window shopping this time for our kitchen, this is our wish list and first …

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... 25th February 2017 ...

Moles Moved In - lol ...

25/02/2017 ~ lol – moles have moved in – lol …

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... 31st March 2017 ...

Final Lattimers Meeting ...

31/03/2017 ~ Final Lattimers meeting, we will probably go with Lattimers …

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... 1st April 2017 ...

Lessons Learned ...

01/04/2017 ~ BIG lessons have been learned along the way and this post will be updated regularly …

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... 3rd April 2017 ...

Weekend & Cute Little Guy ...

03/04/2017 ~ Weekend plot visit, in preparation for build start, and my cute little guy …

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... 4th April 2017 ...

Windows & Doors ...

04/04/2017 ~ More shopping – it’s time to order the windows, or at least pre order the manufacturing slot, so the design needs to be loosely chosen …

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... 10th April 2017 ...

Stress & Budget ...

10/04/2017 ~ Oh my the build hasn’t even started and we are already running out of money …

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... 11th April 2017 ...

Kitchen & Appliances (on a budget) ...

11/04/2017 ~ More shopping, but on a budget … we need to get the kitchen price down much much lower …

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... 13th April 2017 ...

Windows & Doors Update ...

13/04/2017 ~ More shopping, but on a budget … we need to get the window price down much much lower …

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... 18th April 2017 ...

Build Countdown ...

18/04/2017 ~ Meadow View Build Start Countdown …

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... 24th April 2017 ...

Kitchen & Appliances (final) ...

24/04/2017 ~ More kitchen & appliances … hopefully this will be the final revision …

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... 26th April 2017 ...

The Build Has Started ...

26/04/2017 ~ YaaY we have started … the build has begun and we are on our way to our beautiful little spot in the world …

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... 25th April 2017 ...

Day 1 ...

25/04/2017 ~ Day 1 …

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... 26th April 2017 ...

Day 2 ...

26/04/2017 ~ Day 2 …

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... 27th April 2017 ...

Day 3 ...

27/04/2017 ~ Day 3 …

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... 28th April 2017 ...

Day 4 ...

28/04/2017 ~ Day 4 …

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... 2nd May 2017 ...

Day 5 ...

02/05/2017 ~ Day 5 …

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... 3rd May 2017 ...

Day 6 ...

03/05/2017 ~ Day 6 …

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... 4th May 2017 ...

Day 7 ...

04/05/2017 ~ Day 7 …

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... 5th May 2017 ...

Day 8 ...

05/05/2017 ~ Day 8 …

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... 8th May 2017 ...

Day 9 ...

08/05/2017 ~ Day 9 …

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... 9th May 2017 ...

Day 10 ...

09/05/2017 ~ Day 10 …

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... 10th May 2017 ...

Day 11 ...

10/05/2017 ~ Day 11 …

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... 11th May 2017 ...

Day 12 ...

11/05/2017 ~ Day 12 …

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... 12th May 2017 ...

Day 13 ...

12/05/2017 ~ Day 13 …

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... 15th May 2017 ...

Day 14 ...

15/05/2017 ~ Day 14 …

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... 16th May 2017 ...

Day 15 ...

16/05/2017 ~ Day 15 …

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... 17th May 2017 ...

Day 16 ...

17/05/2017 ~ Day 16 …

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... 18th May 2017 ...

Day 17 ...

18/05/2017 ~ Day 17 …

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... 19th May 2017 ...

Day 18 ...

19/05/2017 ~ Day 18 …

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... 22nd May 2017 ...

Day 19 ...

22/05/2017 ~ Day 19 …

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... 23rd May 2017 ...

Day 20 ...

23/05/2017 ~ Day 20 …

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... 21st May 2017 ...

Day 21 ...

24/05/2017 ~ Day 21 …

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... 25th May 2017 ...

Day 22 ...

25/05/2017 ~ Day 22 …

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... 26th May 2017 ...

Day 23 ...

26/05/2017 ~ Day 23 …

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... 30th May 2017 ...

Day 24 ...

30/05/2017 ~ Day 24 …

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... 31st May 2017 ...

Day 25 ...

31/05/2017 ~ Day 25 …

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... 1st June 2017 ...

Day 26 ...

01/06/2017 ~ Day 26 …

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... 2nd June 2017 ...

Day 27 ...

02/06/2017 ~ Day 27 …

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... 5th June 2017 ...

Day 28 ...

05/06/2017 ~ Day 28 …

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... 29th June 2017 ...

Day 29 ...

06/06/2017 ~ Day 29 …

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... 7th June 2017 ...

Day 30 ...

07/06/2017 ~ Day 30 …

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... 8th June 2017 ...

Day 31 ...

08/06/2017 ~ Day 31 …

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... 9th June 2017 ...

Day 32 ...

09/06/2017 ~ Day 32 …

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... 12th June 2017 ...

Day 33 ...

12/06/2017 ~ Day 33 …

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... 13th June 2017 ...

Day 34 ...

13/06/2017 ~ Day 34 …

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... 14th June 2017 ...

Day 35 ...

14/06/2017 ~ Day 35 …

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... 15th June 2017 ...

Day 36 ...

15/06/2017 ~ Day 36 …

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... 16th June 2017 ...

Day 37 ...

16/06/2017 ~ Day 37 …

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... 19th June 2017 ...

Day 38 ...

19/06/2017 ~ Day 38 …

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... 20th June 2017 ...

Day 39 ...

20/06/2017 ~ Day 39 …

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... 21st June 2017 ...

Day 40 ...

21/06/2017 ~ Day 40 …

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... 22nd June 2017 ...

Day 41 ...

22/06/2017 ~ Day 41 …

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... 23rd June 2017 ...

Day 42 ...

23/06/2017 ~ Day 42 …

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... 26th June 2017 ...

Day 43 ...

26/06/2017 ~ Day 43 …

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... 27th June 2017 ...

Day 44 ...

27/06/2017 ~ Day 44 …

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... 28th June 2017 ...

Day 45 ...

28/06/2017 ~ Day 45 …

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... 29th June 2017 ...

Day 46 ...

29/06/2017 ~ Day 46 …

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... 30th June 2017 ...

Day 47 ...

30/06/2017 ~ Day 47 …

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... 3rd July 2017 ...

Day 48 ...

03/07/2017 ~ Day 48 …

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... 4th July 2017 ...

Day 49 ...

04/07/2017 ~ Day 49 …

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... 5th July 2017 ...

Day 50 ...

05/07/2017 ~ Day 50 …

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... 6th July 2017 ...

Day 51 ...

06/07/2017 ~ Day 51 …

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... 7th July 2017 ...

Day 52 ...

07/07/2017 ~ Day 52 …

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... 10th July 2017 ...

Day 53 ...

10/07/2017 ~ Day 53 …

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... 11th July 2017 ...

Day 54 ...

11/07/2017 ~ Day 54 …

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... 12th July 2017 ...

Day 55 ...

12/07/2017 ~ Day 55 …

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... 13th July 2017 ...

Day 56 ...

13/07/2017 ~ Day 56 …

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... 14th July 2017 ...

Day 57 ...

14/07/2017 ~ Day 57 …

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... 17th July 2017 ...

Day 58 ...

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17/07/2017 ~ Day 57 …

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... 18th July 2017 ...

Day 59 ...

18/07/2017 ~ Day 59 …

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... 19th July 2017 ...

Windows & Doors ...

19/07/2017 ~ More shopping, the final windows & doors order …

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... 19th July 2017 ...

Colours ...

19/07/2017 ~ More shopping, time to choose the colours for each room (they will painted in decorators paint but this will give us time to go through the house with our own dulux or lakeland paints later on) …

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... 19th July 2017 ...

Day 60 ...

19/07/2017 ~ Day 60 …

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... 20th July 2017 ...

Day 61 ...

20/07/2017 ~ Day 61 …

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... 21st July 2017 ...

Day 62 ...

21/07/2017 ~ Day 62 …

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... 31st July 2017 ...

Day 63 ...

31/07/2017 ~ Day 63 …

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... 1st August 2017 ...

Day 64 ...

01/08/2017 ~ Day 64 …

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... 2nd August 2017 ...

Day 65 ...

02/08/2017 ~ Day 65 …

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... 7th August 2017 ...

Day 65 ...

07/08/2017 ~ Day 65 …

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... 8th August 2017 ...

Day 66 ...

08/08/2017 ~ Day 66 …

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... 9th August 2017 ...

Day 67 ...

09/08/2017 ~ Day 67 …

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... 10th August 2017 ...

Day 68 ...

10/08/2017 ~ Day 68 …

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... 11th August 2017 ...

Day 69 ...

11/08/2017 ~ Day 69 …

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... 14th August 2017 ...

Flooring & Floor & Wall Tiles ...

14/08/2017 ~ More shopping, time to choose the flooring, and the floor & wall tiles …

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... 14th August 2017 ...

Day 70 ...

14/08/2017 ~ Day 70 …

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... 15th August 2017 ...

Day 71 ...

15/08/2017 ~ Day 71 …

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... 16th August 2017 ...

Day 72 ...

16/08/2017 ~ Day 72 …

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... 17th August 2017 ...

Day 73 ...

17/08/2017 ~ Day 73 …

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... 18th August 2017 ...

Day 74 ...

18/08/2017 ~ Day 74 …

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... 21st August 2017 ...

Internal Doors ...

21/08/2017 ~ More shopping, time to choose the internal doors …

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... 21st August 2017 ...

Day 75 ...

21/08/2017 ~ Day 75 …

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... 22nd August 2017 ...

Day 76 ...

22/08/2017 ~ Day 76 …

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... 23rd August 2017 ...

Day 77 ...

23/08/2017 ~ Day 77 …

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... 24th August 2017 ...

Day 78 ...

24/08/2017 ~ Day 78 …

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... 25th August 2017 ...

Day 79 ...

25/08/2017 ~ Day 79 …

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... 29th August 2017 ...

Day 80 ...

29/08/2017 ~ Day 80 …

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... 30th August 2017 ...

Day 81 ...

30/08/2017 ~ Day 81 …

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... 31st August 2017 ...

Internal Lights ...

31/08/2017 ~ More shopping, time to choose the internal lights …

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... 31st August 2017 ...

External Lights ...

11/08/2017 ~ More shopping, time to choose the external lights …

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... 31st August 2017 ...

Day 82 ...

31/08/2017 ~ Day 82 …

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... 1st September 2017 ...

Day 83 ...

01/09/2017 ~ Day 83 …

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... 2nd September 2017 ...

Day 84 ...

02/09/2017 ~ Day 84 …

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... 4th September 2017 ...

Day 85 ...

04/09/2017 ~ Day 85 …

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... 5th September 2017 ...

Day 86 ...

05/09/2017 ~ Day 86 …

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... 6th September 2017 ...

Day 87 ...

06/09/2017 ~ Day 87 …

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... 7th September 2017 ...

Day 88 ...

07/09/2017 ~ Day 88 …

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... 8th September 2017 ...

Day 89 ...

08/09/2017 ~ Day 89 …

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... 11th September 2017 ...

Day 90 ...

11/09/2017 ~ Day 90 …

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... 12th September 2017 ...

Day 91 ...

12/09/2017 ~ Day 91 …

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... 13th September 2017 ...

Day 92 ...

13/09/2017 ~ Day 92 …

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... 14th September 2017 ...

Day 93 ...

14/09/2017 ~ Day 93 …

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... 15th September 2017 ...

Day 94 ...

15/09/2017 ~ Day 94 …

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... 17th September 2017 ...

Progress Update ...

17/09/2017 ~ Just a little update to let you know that with the dark nights drawing in and the internal progress being so visibly minimal, I have decided to start doing daily blogs but with a single weekly gallery instead of daily ones …

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... 18th September 2017 ...

Day 95 ...

18/09/2017 ~ Day 95 …

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... 19th September 2017 ...

Day 96 ...

19/09/2017 ~ Day 96 …

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... 20th September 2017 ...

Day 97 ...

20/09/2017 ~ Day 97 …

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... 21st September 2017 ...

Day 98 ...

21/09/2017 ~ Day 98 …

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... 22nd September 2017 ...

Day 99 ...

22/09/2017 ~ Day 99 …

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... 25th September 2017 ...

Day 100 ...

25/09/2017 ~ Day 100 …

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  • 2017 (125)

Inspirational Quote …

Dream big and dare to fail.

— Norman Vaughan