Tag Archives: DIY

It was different……..

In my earlier Today is………….. post I said our time was our own and we wouldn’t be doing very much. Well, the paper flowers weren’t experimented with, a little bit of shopping was done, the chili and pasta didn’t work … Continue reading

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A post about a post

No, it’s not this one from our beach walks: but a gate post. We got back from our afternoon walk and our neighbour was having her grass cut by the young lad who has a round here. She opened the … Continue reading

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Today is Monday 17th August

The sun is shining, it’s very hot at 22º C indoors, and town is heaving. We had to go out this morning as Hubby needed some new shoes. He wears steels as a matter of course, and locally they had … Continue reading

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DIY is a casualty of Covid

I’ve already mentioned the horrendous waiting times for hopeful delivery in respect of Hubby’s shed, which is why he still hasn’t got one.  The idea of paying £300 to £500 or so upfront for something that MAY be available for … Continue reading

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We planned, didn’t we……. sigh

Will we ever learn? Hubby had his figures and requirements to hand and phoned up one of the local wood merchants. The cost was way beyond what we were expecting, but this is because rather than paying for the wood … Continue reading

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People in Glass Houses……………….

should go into the greenhouse business. Our neighbour decided to get rid of her greenhouse this year so we put some thought behind having it. Two reasons really, one being that we would be able to have more success with … Continue reading

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Storm brewing

According to the weather reports, we have Storm Ciara coming our way. The wind here can be bitter, but then we are on the East Coast of the country adjacent to the North Sea. As the wind is blowing West … Continue reading

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Fanning around

It’s up. It works. It’s cooling. It’s bliss. Aaahhh….

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DIY done

The spare room has been painted and come up a treat. Hubby has also given the skirting boards a new coat of gloss. It looks like we may have to replace the blind but that shouldn’t be too expensive, and … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 19

Today’s sentence: “Watch the edge!” DIY-ers beware. When using a sink or existing worktop as a workbench for cutting something, WATCH THE EDGE! Nothing catastrophic this time, but there is a little nick in the worktop on the boat caused … Continue reading

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