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The Washing Up Situation

We don’t have a dishwasher but instead a sink and a large bottle of ecologically sound washing up liquid (with the times, I know) and I have spent the entire day washing up! 91 more words

Am I the Only One Who Does This?

While in the bathroom washing up (brushing my teeth, cleansing my face, etc.), I literally time myself using a stopwatch. I also consistently follow a routine that begins and ends nearly the same way every time I make a trip to the bathroom for this purpose. 23 more words

Just Everyday Things


So we’d been thinking for a while about the possibility of inviting a patron to join the ranks of Free Cakes for Kids Hackney. We’d mulled a fair few names over and, as much as we like his black banana loaf cake, someone like Nigel Slater just didn’t seem to fit the bill. 426 more words


If you go down to the woods today...

Today I went on a Gruffalo Hunt in Wendover woods.  I say ‘I’ because despite being with Ellen it was pretty much a solo activity.  The famous children’s book… 543 more words

Ellen's Days

The Drying Up Dance

We don’t have a dishwasher in our house. When this happens to crop up in conversation people seem to be absolutely blown away, genuinely flabbergasted that three times a day I run a bowl of hot soapy water and clean up the debris from the recently eaten meal by hand. 317 more words


Waste not...worry about the rest later.

So I decided that I want to do away with the washing up sponges. It was never something my mother used and I had read an article saying how bacteria live in them. 150 more words