Category Archives: maintenance

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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Just tyred

It’s another miserable day today but we needed to replenish our OTC cold remedies so a field trip was in order. We picked our moment and it wasn’t raining too hard as we backed out of the drive. However, we … Continue reading

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Boiler Care

When we bought the property a year ago, the previous owners fluffed and faffed about having the boiler serviced. Rather than hold up the sale, we went ahead, but as things turned out the boiler only worked when the heating … Continue reading

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Earthquakes, fence posts and a fox.

Hubby and I were sitting here quite comfortable this morning when I felt vibration under my feet. ‘Did you feel that?’ I asked. ‘Yes I did. I think it might have been an earth tremor,’ and he went back to … Continue reading

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Washing the washing machine

We were rather pleased to inherit a washing machine with the house as it was a make we were familiar with and had never had one let us down. It also saved us a couple of hundred pounds on our … Continue reading

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Beware the Indifference

I am incapable of hate, but can come pretty close. Disliking something or someone immensely is probably the nearest I’ll get, but even that doesn’t last. I have a temper, but learned a long time ago to keep it in … Continue reading

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A notch above

The gates, trellis and posts were delivered as promised first thing this morning. We had already cemented in what I call ‘flat hat’ post holders yesterday, ensuring they were level, square, upright and straight! No good having a post holder … Continue reading

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