Spare rooms, Apple Macs, and verrucas

November 8, 2007

Don’t worry, it hasn’t taken me 11 days to sort out those boxes in my spare room. It has just taken me 11 days to regain the will to live. And I have also just switched over from a PC to an Apple Mac (read my switching diary for the proof). And I have a […]

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Sorting out those final few chores

October 28, 2007

We’ve had a weekend of odd-jobs. I finally got around to changing the wiring on a double light switch (the left switch turned on the right light and vice-versa), programming the central heating timer (it’s only just got cold enough to bother us), and beginning to move some of our possessions into the loft. Of […]

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Enjoying the fruits

October 22, 2007

We had some friends visiting this weekend, and it was the first time we have been able to really appreciate the enjoyment of just living in our new house. While there are still a few minor details to be sorted out (our new easy-open loft hatch needs painting, the spare room needs tidying, and delivery […]

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Some good advice for everyone (apart from teenagers)

October 14, 2007

It has been a quiet week in terms of house activity, which gives me time to reflect on events of the previous few weeks. More specifically, it gives me time to consider the great stop cock flood of 2007 and pass on the lessons learned. The best advice I can give to absolutely everyone living […]

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Fly spray is my friend

October 6, 2007

A swarm of angry flies took me by surprise this week, but I had the last laugh. I returned home from work on a hot and sunny Thursday afternoon and opened a window in the top floor bedroom. As the window opened, a black wall of flies headed towards me from inside the window frame […]

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