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The accumulation of junk.

One would imagine that having a purpose-built craft room added to the house would be a wellspring of endless joy. Wouldn’t one? Well, this one did, erroneously, as it turns out. One had fondly imagined all the junk shut away … Continue reading

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Reader’s queries.

In these dark days (though to be fair, really sunny here for a long time.  I think it’s the absence of pollution.  Maybe that’s why all those Edwardian childhoods, celebrated in children’s novels, had much better weather.  You know, before … Continue reading

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Faffing around.

Do you faff?  Faffez vouz? The OH constantly accuses me of faffing around.  I ask him if he wants a cup of tea and three hours later he might get it because on the way to the kettle I cleaned … Continue reading

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Lockdown scrap albums.

Another, other, other of my hobbies, many, many of which there are (let alone those I might do when I get the time, climbing Mount Everest isn’t one of which, not even to get to the ice cream parlour at … Continue reading

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Sunshine

Thank you so much to everyone who emailed, concerned for my health.  In the avoidance of hospitals, whilst having copious problems at either end of my digestive tract, due to two year old post surgical adhesions, I have just been … Continue reading

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Away recuperating

I’m away from the computer for a while.  I have had the second illness in a week caused by post surgical adhesions.  I’ve just got out of bed for the first time in a couple of days and I’m just … Continue reading

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Monday

I’m quite surprised to be having a bad attack of Monday. It’s not a thing I normally suffer from. I just can’t be bothered. It might be because there are so many things I ought to be doing. But I’m … Continue reading

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Boinggg!

Spring has absolutely no idea that Covid 19 exists.  Oblivious to all difficulties it has been doing its thing.  Accordingly I spent yesterday in the garden and saw this: my tree and the council’s tree flowering away.  You can see … Continue reading

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The lockdown house 2

I may be posting every day and a half for a while.  As well as making it to show you and photographing it, I have to find it. Although the builders have left (hooray!) everything I possess is still under … Continue reading

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The lockdown dolls’ house.

Or – How to go into lockdown with nothing and emerge some weeks later with an heirloom. I would, before we begin, absolutely love to show you my collection of houses made from junk but they are all put away … Continue reading

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