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Starstruck

I finally got my rocking chair back today. For the last two weeks it has had a starring role in an amateur dramatics production as the centrepiece of a Scottish miner’s kitchen during World War One. Tears have been shed, … Continue reading

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it’s still in the kitchen…

No snow yet. No paint either! By request, and possibly for posterity as I can actually see this job being completed now, I have photographs of the rocking chair to this point. I didn't take one before I started, because … Continue reading

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progress

Tonight the stripped rocking chair is sitting on my kitchen table (I know, it was a sacrifice, where are we going to eat breakfast) with straps holding the newly glued in dowels in place. Handsome has done his bit. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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the north wind doth blow and we shall have snow…

We seem to have shot straight from Autumn to Winter, with no nice long transition period. Last night Handsome mentioned that the weather forecast had talked about sleet overnight; this morning we woke up to several inches (or centimetres for … Continue reading

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handsome must love me – he bought me a powertool…

Some time ago, when I last actually had some free time that wasn't occupied walking with other people's kids, I started a project. I think I admitted at the time that it might have been a little bit of a … Continue reading

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cerebral not practical

There's a part of my brain that reads crafty blogs or watches programmes full of clever and simple ideas where a ten-year-old puts together an internal combustion engine in an evening, and mothers-of-six make four poster beds out of matchsticks … Continue reading

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