My Dad was a Master Builder, and took a great pride in his work.
He had several chuckles at our attempts at DIY, but he was always there to offer advice and never made anyone feel silly or inferior if they cocked up.
Hubby and I put a back door into our bungalow in Poole and too late realised we had a long drop onto the drive, so he made a step. We called it Little Bedrock as it was a sort of brick, slab and crazy paving effort, but it did the job.
My Dad, bless him, knew it was an unorthodox way of doing it, but true to form, he offered Hubby some praise and said
‘I wouldn’t have done it quite that way myself, but it works!’

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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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15 Responses to Unorthodox

  1. willowdot21 says:

    Dad sounds like a great man πŸ€£πŸ’œπŸ’œ

  2. What an awesome dad. I have been known to sometimes/often/usually do thing in an unorthodox manner.

  3. What a nice man to not be condescending…

  4. Bikurgurl says:

    How open-minded!! I know where you may get some of that generosity you lavish on your readers πŸ–€

  5. Sadje says:

    Your dad was the best kind.

  6. Carol anne says:

    Glad it worked out! πŸ˜€

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