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Are We Done Yet?

The answer is no, but getting closer.  Debbie hopes to move in to the house next month.  She has been diligently painting, sanding, staining, and probably even telling Kevin to hurry it up.  206 more words


Tuesday 29th November

Off the Maggie’s this morning,  she was suffering from a bad back and expecting to die shortly!  Her flat has now been sold , and Peter had put out some Great Barr history books that he thought we might like, at least there’s one thoughtful member of the family. 53 more words


Plasticine Hearts

Preservation only goes so far:

locked it tight in my fist

and got hit by a tiny red car

squashed flat so you’d miss

to be trapped in a glass jar. 37 more words


Friday 25th November 2016

Black Friday, Started buying some new stuff in anticipation of work bing Complete.  We ordered a Freezer from Argos to be Delivered, and  a Steam cleaner, TV and Wall bracket from Argos, to be collected. 150 more words

Thursday 24th November 2016

In the morning we went to look at a seasonal caravan pitch at Rivendale in the Peak District.  This was a site we had seen and likes a lot.   138 more words

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

After a late start Dave returned to wire up the lights in the Ceiling, and finish the wiring.  Wayne boarded the Ceiling in the kitchen and pained the Lounge.


Monday 21st November 2016

Dave’ the Electrician came today, after much cursing about the number of Junction Boxes in the existing wiring he and his mate re-wired all the mains circuits, this took most of the day and little other progress was made. 22 more words