I’m writing this sat on the pink stool in the kitchen surrounded by plaster coving remnants and a heck of a lot of sawdust. It’s gotten pretty cold outside so we had to come in so now I’m also clogging up my lungs with all of this crap! Happy days. Can you tell I’m in… Continue reading How to waste a Friday evening
Today I left the house for work and didn’t have to walk half way down the road to find the car. Even when I realised I’d forgotten my coat after Tom had locked up, it wasn’t any hassle to go back in and get it and the 10 second turnaround meant that for once I… Continue reading The best feeling
… no idea? Half the time I do wonder. Is that how you put it together? Do we need a bigger wrench? What wire do we need to buy? Where do we buy it? (Thank god for Google!) But most of the time we do actually have everything we need, we just can’t find it.… Continue reading All the gear
Just when we thought the British Summer was over as torrential rain poured down last week, suddenly we’re basking in 27degreesC. What better weather for a bit of DIY?! Being the DIY enthusiast I am, I wouldn’t actually normally mind spending my long weekend (literally, thanks to another UK Bank Holiday, hallelujah) finishing DIY tasks… Continue reading This weather though!
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