This year, we’ve enjoyed our summer so far as we’ve seen friends, drank a lot of pimms, BBQ’d a few times, been to festivals and celebrated weddings, but we haven’t had much ‘us’ or ‘me’ time. I’m trying to find just one day to head to the beach and take my kayak out but the… Continue reading Summer is tiring
Pardon my French but I bloody #$%+!*^! hate doors and I bloody x!&”):*%]* hate vacuums. Here’s the reasons why: Doors: Hanging a door, they say. Sure, no problem, they say. Well, I’ve never encountered a DIY task as time-consuming, boring and so strenuous. So far, it’s taken three weeks to hang three doors in our… Continue reading Doors and vacuums
Tom told me about this phrase when we were still at uni and I still use it to pick myself up when I’m having an ‘off’ day. Two weekends ago was definitely one of those weekends. That weekend we only planed two doors, hung them and fitted the kitchen floor (sort of). All in all… Continue reading Positive Mental Attitude
Massive thank you goes out to my mum who came down to stay at ours last Saturday and ended up helping clear our whole front garden and tidy the interior of our house. I think she actually enjoyed it as well… is that a mum thing? I invited her to stay as Tom was away… Continue reading Mum’s the word!
There seems to be a disaster theme with my recent blogs. I’m hoping this one’s the last! Hadn’t we had Tom’s super parents on hand 2 weekends ago, we would’ve had to put back the worktop fitting and been without a kitchen for another 2 weeks. However thanks to them, 4 pairs of hands meant… Continue reading Panic averted
Wedding venue viewing was the highlight of the weekend and almost the only positive element. We arrived home at about 2pm, hungry and tired from the heat and driving. Walking up to the house I noticed no pneumatic drill nor contractor van outside; our dropped kerb was complete! In all honesty though the happiness lasted… Continue reading Last weekend Pt. 2
So here’s the story from last weekend, uncut. Part one of two, so I don’t bore you with a horrendously long blog. Once upon a July weekend we went on a day trip to London for Wireless Festival, had a brilliant day out with great friends, took the late night train from Paddington and passed… Continue reading Last weekend. Pt. 1