Category Archives: maintenance

Cowboys at work?

Sometimes it’s quite interesting watching the world go by from one’s lounge, or in this instance, repair men carrying out maintenance. A van pulled up outside the house opposite and three guys got out. Next thing we see is the … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage

On the subject of curious thought, here’s another one that is perhaps not so pleasant. Our neighbour recently had some work done at her house, which included the removal of two trees from her back garden, the tarmacing of her … Continue reading

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Back home and glad to be!

I may have mentioned that we put our car in for a service and MOT earlier this month and she sailed through with a couple of recommendations. We acted on getting the brakes done straight away even though it was … Continue reading

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All In!

Well, half the year is officially over as we begin the month of July. Our double glazing fitter arrived at 8.15 this morning, so I was glad I’d got up early and just got back from walking the dog. Nine … Continue reading

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I can see clearly now………………

or at least we will in a couple of weeks. We had another double glazed panel blow over the weekend and made a call to the company we used to replace the others to come and give us a quote……………….. … Continue reading

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Sands shifting

After all the heavy rain yesterday and comments we’d heard about the beach, we decided to walk up along the prom this afternoon. We haven’t actually walked that way for a while, certainly not up to the cafe for cheesecake … Continue reading

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Physi……. oh, oh, ow

Up bright and early for my 8.50 appointment this morning, I trotted into the surgery to register my arrival and was told to go upstairs. The main surgery was busy, but not teeming, which was a pleasant surprise on a … Continue reading

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Tinkle tinkle……………

Maggie got me up at 5.45 desperate to go out, and did an almighty big wee, even though we’d walked her last thing and she’d performed as normal. Still, we went back to bed and slept for a couple of … Continue reading

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Debunged and flowing

Update on our blocked drain pipe. We were on the job sheet for 9.30 last night and had a call at 9.25 to say the team were on their way and would be with us between 10.30 and 10.45. I … Continue reading

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Higher and higher

We almost had a disaster here this afternoon. I went into the bathroom to get the bleach for the kitchen sink and noticed that the water level in the loo was rather high………… like half way up the bowl. A … Continue reading

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