Archive for: Miscellaneous

Jan 6th, 2013

Still renovating

There’s been a bit more work done since my last renovations post back in September. The backyard was finished – topsoil and plants in the garden beds. Adam and David built the shed, the garden beds were mulched and the lawn was laid Clara approved of the new lawn We bought some outdoor furniture And […]

Jan 1st, 2013

Happy New Year

Well, 2012, you were not the easiest year I’ve ever had, what with all the renovating we’ve been doing. It’s been worth it though. There’s more of that to come in 2013 too, as I write this there’s a mostly demolished wall in our bedroom and the power has been turned off in here for […]

Feb 22nd, 2012

Rainy Days – by Tom

  Rainy Days The breeze blowing it towards me. The feeling of the clouds tears on my sad hurt face. The clouds voice searching for all worthy of their judgement. The clouds striking the guilty. I wish they would strike me on this day but tomorrow offers a new chance. by Tom.M   (Note to […]

Feb 5th, 2012

The stuff of nightmares

After waking rather early this morning and then not being able to go back to sleep, because of a combination of a slightly sore ear, a snoring husband, and a cat who had decided that the best way to get breakfast was to stand perched on my hip bone with his rather significant weight concentrated […]

Jan 1st, 2012

Happy New Year!

The looking back bit: Lots of good things happened last year, I wish I’d blogged them all properly. We went to New Zealand for a wonderful holiday, Caitlin started high school, David grew a moustache, Tom took up bass guitar, Adam sailed on the Endeavour, we had lots of fabulous reenactment fun, games were played, […]

Dec 12th, 2011

Rainy Monday

It’s 18°C and rainy today. I’m not complaining though because, as much as I like sunny weather, sunshine at this time of year tends to come with hideous heat. Clara is less pleased, what with her “No it’s fine, you can’t make me go out into that wet stuff, I don’t need to pee EVER […]