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Classic Becca with: Topology Interiors

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Classic Becca with: Topology Interiors

  [Classic Becca with:] is a business series interviewing entrepreneurs focusing on the what, how and whys of being a creative business owner or working in an unusual career.    Topology Interiors What is your business? My business is Topology Interiors, run by myself (Athina) and my co-designer friend Amy, who works remotely in Berlin. Primarily we are a virtual interior design service, catering towards those who want a well designed home but without the hassle. We do everything digitally so the client can sit back and relax whilst we do the work. It’s affordable interior design made simple! We...

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The Balcony Gardener - Isabelle Palmer

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The Balcony Gardener - Isabelle Palmer

I asked MrP to buy me this book I wanted on his special one day delivery service with Amazon, but it was Saturday night so I had to hold tight for two days. Monday came and I waited by the door like an excited child, finally the knock on the door I had been waiting for - my book was finally here! As I signed for it, the delivery driver told me I needed to water my cucumbers and as I cringed and explained that I had started growing them inside and had thrusted them into a greenhouse during a...

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Gardening | Chives

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Gardening | Chives

When you plant chives from seed you may - at first - be disappointed or think you have done something wrong. But chives just need some time to develop and become strong. I planted my seeds in spring 2012 whilst living in Manchester, they came with us to London in a small terracotta pot and I left them with their few fine chive like hairs with hope of something happening. The pot looked empty by winter and I forgot to clear it out, well boy, I'm glad I did! By spring 2013 they were coming up stronger than I ever...

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Gardening & Semi-Self Sufficiency

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Gardening & Semi-Self Sufficiency

I have been attempting the start of semi-self sufficiency with growing my own vegetables, salad, and herbs. All is going well thus far but this is the stage I always mess up. Today I bought a green house and some garden bits and bobs (soil, pots, Buddha statue...) when I say I have a garden I mean a very small space with a bush or two. But it's all I have to work with so work with it I shall. I bought some planters the other week and I have been waiting to replant my seedlings into them but we...

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