And so to Plan…………………….whatever comes next!

This double glazing lark is proving to be a bit of a game. We have explored several outlets for our ‘cling film’ and when we asked a member of staff, were met with blank, confused or even patronising stares! duhThere was a gap on the shelf in one, too expensive and an empty rack anyway in a second, and the classic response to my question was ‘I’m only paid to fill the machine’.

Speaking with one of our boating friends earlier in the week, they said they were going to use magnetic tape to do theirs, and we gave this some considerable thought.
Enough to actually go out and buy reels and reels of the stuff, plus 4 meters of suitable plastic table protector for the job at hand. It sort of worked, but not well enough for what we wanted, and we had a small hitch with the poles of the tape repelling each other at the corners.
They are away on holiday at the moment, so it will be interesting to see how they resolve any problems.
boat-diyAt least we were able to get a refund and could move on to another idea.

That was definitely not cost-effective at £26 a sheet for which we would need 6,  but we have another solution in the wings (read bathroom shower cupboard) from a tried and failed porthole scenario which should work on our houdini hatch which is the main problem at the moment. I already have plenty of double-sided padded tape in my craft box.

In the meantime, we are keeping an eye open for the cling film packs, hoping that they will become available shortly. As soon as they are, we will be buying at least 10 so that we won’t have this problem next year! cling film


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I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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5 Responses to And so to Plan…………………….whatever comes next!

  1. Are the packs available online?

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  3. Anonymous says:

    Hi Di, apparently Alan will be putting ours together on our return. Will update soon 👍 or 👎

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