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Monday Miscellany (on Tuesday)

I feel I should congratulate Ireland, well done on the referendum result! This is a vote for compassion and for allowing women to make the choices that are right for them. Now for Northern Ireland. The week after a bank holiday … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Continuing the ‘this day in history’ theme I started last week, today 357 years ago, Charles II was crowned at Westminster Abbey, which is the perfect place to post this from Horrible Histories… After last week’s sunburn I have found … Continue reading

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Housework for One: The Winter Plan – Kitchen

Following on from my cleaning plan from a couple of weeks ago,  I wanted to carry on with this because it’s good for me to carry on as normal, so winter plans to help my SAD brain for the kitchen. My … Continue reading

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Housework for One: The Winter Plan – Bathroom

With autumn on the way, it’s getting darker and I know that I’m going to find it harder to function. Which means that, as the schools go back and summer is over, I start to develop or restart old routines … Continue reading

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Kitchen Equipment: Salad Spinner

I’m fascinated by what people feel is essential in their kitchens and how that changes as our lives and cooking styles do. I live quite happily without a microwave, something I couldn’t have imagining when I was in my 20’s, … Continue reading

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Housework: Homemade Cleaning Products

Do you remember how ages ago I said that I would use Saturday posts for goal updates and discussions about housework? The goal posts have been going up (but we’re only in May, so miles to go there!) but I … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Mice

November seemed to be osteotomy recovery month, and January is shaping up to be mice month. Although I’m not sure that my battle with them is over (I’m still cleaning everything, multiple times a day but visitation seems to have … Continue reading

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