Ensuite mini-reno wraps

I'll win no awards for speed my mini-renovation of my ensuite bathroom, having started on Saturday and wrapping Tuesday afternoon with fitting a replacement shower arm as the old had decided to give up the ghost (broken). As I mentioned in an earlier post, I'll not be called on to be painting any of the... Continue Reading →

Michelangelo, with practice

We bought our first home in mid-2008, paying little attention to issues within the home that many first home owners often miss. It had been built by the husband prior to his getting married, you could tell this as the master bedroom only had a single towel rail, so to the other bathroom servicing three... Continue Reading →

Out with the old

Talking to hear the sage advice of tidying expert Marie Kondo, I’ve been rearranging things at home to make more room for things that mean something to me, or as Kondo refers to it, “Sparks joy”. I started with clothing using her folding method, I’ve been amazed that it has given me to spare drawers... Continue Reading →

Spring cleaning

I confess the thought of something new is highly appealing. The worst thing I can do is sign up to a store’s mailing list, sure enough as soon as it arrives I’ll be checking out what I want and either buy online or be in-store within days. In recent weeks I’ve actually gotten annoyed by... Continue Reading →

COVID & WFH: Will this drive change?

In Australia, working from home is a relatively new concept within the workplace. It’d be fair to say employers view the concept likely view the concept of their employees working from home with a measure of distrust, concerned they might not undertake their duties as fully as if at work. Then came COVID, and suddenly... Continue Reading →

Reminiscing

I took a drive this morning, mainly to get out of the house and just see where my wheels might take me. As I drive heading towards the Perth hills I turned towards Kalamunda and thought of a hills location my mother used to take us as children to purchase fruit, Karragullen. After we’d arrived... Continue Reading →

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