DIY

I just replaced the wooden decking at the back of our house. I have been putting it off for a while, partly from a conviction that it would last a little longer and that a few dodgy patches were not grounds to replace the lot. I have also considered replacing it with a different type…

Slugs

If you are squeamish, don't read on. This will not be pleasant. I tell myself that Cornwall is a bad area for slugs, that mild winters mean they are active all winter, breeding all year round. Our often wet summers mean we don't get prolonged dry spells to reduce their numbers. I tell myself that…