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Bate in the 'Wood

Stormy seas

Bate really was in a hurricane

Bate wrestles with a Norwegian spruce

Beautiful horse

Bate may have had a lucky escape

Bate is determined to stub it out

Bate is determined to stub it out

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The champagne will flow

The time to say farewell: My colleagues are running out of tissues....

An evening at the Word games at the hermitage

Bate plays cat and mouse

Bate plays cat and mouse

Bate has a pain in the neck

He's in the hock

He's in the hock

Diamonds are forever

Diamonds are forever

Bate is becoming a boring weather bore, according to her colleagues

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Autism in Pink

Notoriety in a far flung village

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The homeless crisis is deepening

Bate is thwarted in her house buying efforts

Teen gets behind the wheel

Bate comes home to a yellow, dusty, dark and dangerous house

A village without a shop and a cottage without water leaves Bate reeling

Greedy dog ends up in canine casualty

Bulldog back at Bate's motel

Bulldog back at Bate's motel

Battling with energy giants

Bate needs to change her old and battered Getz

Marathon runners in fancy dress as Nick Clegg, David Cameron and Nigel Farage cross the red start line during the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday April 26, 2015. See PA story ATHLETICS London. Photo credit

The only running Bate does is to a cake shop

AN MP knocks on the door of Karen Bate

The Teens visit Big London

Bate in the Wood

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Bate in the Wood

Karen Bate

Spending some quality time in the launderette

Karen Bate's dad, George Francis Winton Bate

Loved ones are always there

The circle of life carries on

The circle of life carries on

Karen Bate

Looking on with a smile

Thankful for one last goodbye

Thankful for one last goodbye

Do it your... or perhaps not

Do it your... or perhaps not

Jarvis

It’s a dog’s life down the pub

All colours of the rainbow

All colours of the rainbow

Domestic bliss for the undomesticated

Domestic bliss for the undomesticated

Boiling down 2015’s political campaigns

Boiling down 2015’s political campaigns

The joys of looking for last minute gifts

The joys of looking for last minute gifts

Festive goodwill is still kicking around

Festive goodwill is still kicking around

Not quite getting away from it all

Not quite getting away from it all

Public information films misshaped my life

Public information films misshaped my life

Worth the effort for a spot of high living

Worth the effort for a spot of high living

Not enough hours in the day

Not enough hours in the day

An unexpected intervention

An unexpected intervention

In need of some elbow grease

In need of some elbow grease

Seeking a domestic goddess

Seeking a domestic goddess

No dogs allowed in here

No dogs allowed in here

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