2021: New Hope

To suggest that 2020 has been anything other than short of most people’s expectations might be a lie. We started the year with COVID-19 initially plaguing regions of China, but before we knew it had begun its spread far and wide. Now as we close out the year there have been 83 million infected and... Continue Reading →

Discussing priorities

An interesting discussion this afternoon within my team at work on prioritisation, and how some handle it better than others. I remember when first starting my working life the word “No” just didn’t come naturally to me, I felt a need to please and would always do what was set before me, often to my... Continue Reading →

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 →

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