Category Archives: DIY

Today is Tuesday 12th October

It is almost 6.30pm and I have just accessed my blog after a long and frustrating day. The good news is that Hubby’s hospital appointment went very well and he is being fast tracked for a CT scan and other … Continue reading

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Hubby’s Project: Launch!

We loaded Love a Duck in the washing basket ready to walk her down to the park lake using our sack trolley. We were meeting a friend there as he is a keen model maker (and was responsible for the … Continue reading

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Hubby’s project: Part 1

Today was a Red Letter Day insomuch as Hubby’s project had her maiden voyage. SWMBO has a new outfit and is now Pirate of the Lake, complete with eye patch, pistol and cutlass. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Hubby … Continue reading

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Good Day, Bad Day: a reblog for Flashback Friday

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Hubby and I are no strangers to DIY. We’ll get stuck in and do the job, and a good one at that. The good thing about DIY in a house is you can leave everything behind…

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Done and dusted.

Hubby has worked his socks off and the lounge has been painted in just one day. We were lucky in that we only needed the one coat as the original colour was a shade lighter than what we’d bought. The … Continue reading

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Today is Thursday 17th June

I’m late. I know. Sorry. What do trainers, lace butterflies, shower screens and a blood test have in common? They all played a part in today. It is 8.15 in the evening, and the day is almost over! This is … Continue reading

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House and garden

We’ve been working outside today and the garden is looking quite lovely! This is how it was in October 2017 shortly after we moved in. I took these pictures today after Hubby had laid the final slabs and I’d cut … Continue reading

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The Larder ‘Robe

If you’ve been following my Today is…………. posts, you’ll know I have kept you updated with our daily progress. Well, as promised, here it is. It’s taken a week to complete plus a day to clear up and sort things … Continue reading

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Today is Friday 28th May

Once again the day has got away from us and it’s almost 5.30pm. Hubby put the first coat of wax on the woodwork before we went out this morning, and we think that will be enough. It has brought out … Continue reading

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One last screw

I was one of many, One hundred and fifty in fact, Excited at reaching my potential As we were all emptied out of the pack. My friends jostled for attention, Were picked up and screwed into place, We gradually dwindled … Continue reading

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