An ICT specialist, musician, landscape archaeologist, linguist and crochet enthusiast with over 40 years' life experience packed with constant adventure and learning. Articulate, dedicated and passionate in everything I do.
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Category Archives: Household
“Knock, knock knocking on Heaven’s Door…” Once again I have forgotten to take pictures of the ‘before’ and ‘during’. But it’s a pretty quick and simple one so I don’t think you’ll miss them. Indeed I will steal a picture … Continue reading
Right then! To paint a door you will need:
A stirry thing
A thing to open the paint pot
Lots and lots of newspaper (if you’re anything like me)
A plastic bag and masking tape Continue reading
After removing the (doesn’t-work-very-well-as-a-screen-but-looks-very-pretty) shade it was just a simple job of carefully pulling out the old bulb and carefully slotting in the new. The most important part of this whole process Continue reading
And so it was I found myself in a rush trying to put on a pair of tights. This is never a good combination. Even when faced with several hours to complete the task, I can still manage to click them with a fingernail, and/or push my thumb through them. You can already see where this one’s going can’t you? Continue reading
Okay so it’s true, I admit it: I am an old woman: I wear bedsocks in bed.
Well actually they are old walking socks which are now relegated to bed socks as they are too thin for hiking.
However, one such pair of these bedsocks has been attacked by one of my ferrets. Continue reading
Back to the chopping board then. As you may see from the above picture, it was beginning to get stained. Continue reading
And so to today’s project. This was a quick mending job on a wonderful, handmade handbag I was given for Christmas one year. It has served me well but the other day… Continue reading
Today’s Mend and Make Do is brought to you fuelled by sherry, copious food, and red wine. That’s right folks, I’m having a night at the old folks home (commonly called My Parents House). Continue reading
So do any of you co-habit with other species? You do? Oh good. I knew I liked you. Well then here’s a quickie for those of you who have cages/kennels/hutches to line. Continue reading