Archive for: Home Is Where The Chaos Is

Dec 9th, 2011

How to inherit the job of chief Ikea assembler

We’re getting bunnies. Or more precisely Caitlin is getting pet bunnies. Nothing to do with me being completely smitten by the incredible cute at all. Honest. Anyway, these are the bunnies in question. On Saturday afternoon we went to my brother’s place to meet the bunnies, they being the offspring of my nieces’ rabbit. They […]

Jul 6th, 2011

Above and beyond the call of friendship

I have been known, on occasion, to bemoan, to anyone who will listen, the state of my house and the utter overwhelmedness that I feel when I think about trying to get it under control. We are hoarders, all five of us. We accrete clutter about us by some sort of organic and unregulated process […]

Jun 20th, 2011

Dear OmniFocus, I think I love you

About a year ago Adam got himself this to-do list manager thingy which he then proceeded enthuse about at regular intervals. On Saturday when I fell in a little heap and wept at him about feeling overwhelmed and out of control he suggested I try it out. So I downloaded the free trial version and […]

Dec 4th, 2010

Mine, all mine!

This is the space just outside Adam’s and my bedroom that used to have the gym equipment in it. We moved the somewhat dog-trashed lounge downstairs, and it’s now flanked by my beading supplies on one side and, on the other, my Grandmother’s old side-table on which sits my laptop and a clock radio. My […]

Dec 1st, 2010

Put them in a safe place…

When we were packing to go to Beorgwic back in October we found ourselves short one bag of Viking clothing. Caitlin’s dresses and Tom’s tunic and pants were nowhere to be found. We searched the house from top to bottom at least 3 times over and we racked our brains to try and remember what […]

Oct 15th, 2010

Friday Fragments

Hosted by Mrs4444. It’s been a while since I did a Friday Fragments post and I’ve missed them! So here I am back again with the bits and pieces that have been rattling around in my head just waiting to be thrown together in a tossed thought salad and shared with all you lovely bloggy […]