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Washing up: a note for beginners

I doubt there is a single new cookery book published which has a chapter of advice for the use of kitchen equipment which includes instructions and helpful suggestions on the best way to wash up.   730 more words

Bits And Pieces

Doing dishes in the UK

Even though I’ve lived in the UK for the better part of the past twelve years there are a few things that I still cannot understand, one of which is the bucket in the sink. 560 more words

Moving Home

Oh Dirty Mug

Oh dirty mug
Tea-stained and forlorn
How long have you sat there
Perchance unloved?

And though my need is great
For a beverage warm… 62 more words



Okay, not off to a great start with the photo-a-day blog :(  However, I did take a pic yesterday, I just didn’t get round to posting it, so I’ll put yesterday’s and today’s up together. 66 more words


Exciting gift!

When my daughter was thinking of something to buy me for Christmas she knew that we have been trying to get rid of clutter and unwanted (but maybe loved) items. 642 more words

Bits And Pieces

Day 351: A Moment during Washing Up

Day 351: A moment during Washing Up

Though my mind tells me there’s nothing to write about today, yet I am anyway kind of writing my way in here, while at the same time writing me out, yes, and out also of this blank layer: there was something that I realised while doing the washing up, which I usually enjoy, having got my hands into hot water, and what I realised was to do with an energy that came up in me while I was handling a soapy plate, and the energy that had come up in me was clearly an impatience. 694 more words

The plate before loading...


Why is washing up one of those things people hate to do, when they still need clean plates to eat from?  When sharing a flat or a house you can bet if there is a disagreement it is going to be over the filthy plates in the sink.   37 more words