Well after my earlier post “Waiting for Spring to Sproing” when I dug everything up and was desperately waiting for everything to grow, Spring has finally arrived! Here’s a reminder of how it all looked back in February when I … Continue reading →
Here’s a glimpse of my latest DIY project – my dining table, which is incredibly nice and sturdy, but a rather old, battered and stained pine, was in dire need of a makeover. Here it is with Stanley the toolbox on it…
Also one of my chairs broke a while ago, leaving me with only 2, which is awkward if I want to have more than one person over for dinner at a time… Continue reading →
In a recent bout of patchworking I’ve been making some cushions – some as housewarming gifts for people I know who have recently moved house, and some just for me. Step one is obviously to go on a massive shopping … Continue reading →
My mate and I went to Berlin for fabulous weekend of sightseeing, drinking and general fun. It’s a fantastic city and I fell in love with it immediately! Firstly, an early birthday present, and possibly the greatest card I’ve ever … Continue reading →
As many of you know, I have long maintained that the machines are out to get me…
However, it occurred to me after a conversation with my brother last year, that a number of other things in the natural world have also attempted to kill me, or at the very least, placed me in the “oh my god, that was close, I could have died” category.
So, I decided to list all of my near-misses and brushes with death, (crocodiles, killer bees, cars, ceiling fans, etc) to see who the real evil mastermind is – technology, nature, or my own stupidity (try not to jump to conclusions people, let’s see this through).
A little work trip in April took me to Washington DC – a first time for me, and in between work things, I had time for a little exploring and sightseeing. Washington was a lovely, and incredibly clean city, with … Continue reading →