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My Mauritian Garden

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added on 30/01/2013 by: VeroniqueL
Creating a garden from scratch, the trials and tribulations of house renovations, life as an expat - both good and bad, and people we've met. And all, hopefully, done in a humourous manner.
 tags: art, gardening, house renovations, life in Mauritius, recipes

 Latest posts on My Mauritian Garden

Garden Update #7- June 2014  Posted on 06/11/2014
I’ve finally made my way back into the garden – permanently this time. I lost interest in it after Alf died – it made me too sad. I watered it occasionally, and cut the grass infrequently, but that was about …...
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My Plus-Size Diva  Posted on 05/09/2014
My first statute (which has been nicknamed “Shirley Bassey” by some friends) is all painted and varnished, and she’s now ready for the garden: and so far, I’m very happy with my makeover of that broken statue I...
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Concreting the Statue  Posted on 05/02/2014
Sorry for the long break between posts – I haven’t been in the right frame of mind to write. The class has been great fun, and over three lessons, I finished the statue. I had to make some changes – … Continue...
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Dev’s Cement Garden  Posted on 03/10/2014
I mentioned that I was taking a cement sculpture course – well, we started last week, and it was so much fun, that I’m already thinking about what my next cement project will be! The instructor, Dev, owns an art …...
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Garden Update #6 – Feb 2014  Posted on 02/28/2014
As I mentioned, I haven’t done any gardening to speak of since November – so once again, I’ve found myself with a very overgrown and weed-infested garden. And because I also haven’t written anything for this blog...
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I’m Back!  Posted on 02/21/2014
I won’t bore you too much with how I’ve been for the last few months – suffice to say that it’s been the hardest time of my life. I’ve had a lot of very dark days, and imagine there’ll be …...
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Lost in My Loss  Posted on 11/21/2013
I initially decided that the next few weeks of my life didn’t belong in My Mauritian Garden which was, and will hopefully once more become, a blog full of fun, laughter, and lightness. So I thought about starting a temporary …...
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Our Farewells  Posted on 11/17/2013
Sandra and Gillian Alf was a man of many parts, or talents, as he would say. He was an advisor, a confidante, a friend, and an inspiration, not only to his family, but to everyone he met. He gave his … Continue reading →
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Alfie  Posted on 11/17/2013
Our Biography for Père Brown Alf was born in Belfast in Northern Ireland, and left when he was 16 to start exploring the world. Eventually, he settled in Australia where he had 3 children, Kieran, Daniel, and Meggie. Alf and …...
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  • sintacid3ngwinata1960
    sintacid3ngwinata1960 16 January 2014 19:44:21

    Keep on, continue gardening and a suggestion, get it affiliated with a tourism board to get it open to public. :)

  • rsdarpaty
    rsdarpaty 25 March 2013 06:09:18

    We went through the same process 4 years ago in flic en Flac. Every thing was soon swell, and the garden became prolific and beautiful very quickly.Good luck!

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