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Stringer and Sons Scissors

Blunt and rusty charity shop scissors..

Marinating overnight in a little WD40…

Next day I rubbed with some fine grit sandpaper, sharpened and polished a little. 75 more words


Where do we go from here?

National Recycle Week – Day 7

So, on this final day of National Recycle Week, I’ve been reviewing my posts and considering the future. It’s clear that recycling is simply not enough – everyone of us needs to think about using fewer resources. 429 more words


Mending my ways

National Recycle Week – Day 4

Today is all about not recycling… or at least not recycling YET.

Followers of Mr Snail’s blog will have read of his latest surgery on the wind-up/solar radio, thus further extending its already much-lengthened life. 300 more words

Reducing Consumption

June 25, 1852


June 25 Friday  Worked about house all the forenoon 

but can scarcely tell what I was doing but

know I wasnt idle. This afternoon have… 296 more words

19th Century


Can’t decide if I like these patches or not, but I’ve LOVED these jeans. And they’ve been in my to-do box for a few years now waiting to be fixed, so it’s worth a try


Take a Seat (fixing my chair)

Hi, sorry I’ve been away for ever such a long time. I’m back now and ready to get mending a lot more things! I have decided to use a less polished format from now on, hopefully this will mean that I can repair more things and blog more often! 649 more words


Friday update: Bra-making shenanigans

So, after making sure I set aside at least 20 minutes a day to do some sewing, I’ve finally made decent headway on my bra project, and have something that looks like a bra. 765 more words

Bra Making