Category Archives: Moving and Improving

Living by Glastonbury Festival. Part two

‘So, do you camp in the festival or go home?’ Is a question often asked of me these days. Of course I go home silly! (though I am much more polite when I actually say it.) Wouldn’t you? I suppose … Continue reading

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Living by Glastonbury Festival. Part 1

There many many Glastonbury fans out there; a large proportion of which get a bit nutty about the whole thing. I know, because I’m one of them! And I mix with others on the e-festivals website. The fact that I … Continue reading

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Living in Somerset

Saturday was our three year anniversary since moving to Somerset. This time three years ago Mum, the kids and I went for a walk while Dad went to B&Q for plumbing bits to plumb in our dishwasher and washing machine … Continue reading

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Mischief

Not all posh paints are good paints. I have really struggled to find a healthy paint in hot pink. Paint companies should realise that the place we want healthy paint the most is in our children’s bedrooms and many a … Continue reading

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My extra special log basket

Have you ever had something made especially commissioned for you? An item of clothing made to your measurements perhaps? A portrait of your child or pet? Well, I never ever had, until recently. I asked friend and willow crafter Amanda Rayner to … Continue reading

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The Paint Runner paint roller

You may have seen the adverts on shopping channels – this morning I saw Tommy Walsh (from Ground Force and challenge Tommy Walsh) advertising one called The paint wizard pro.  It’s the type of roller that you fill with paint … Continue reading

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Plastering Rain’s bedroom

I never intended to plaster; it seemed well and truly a job for the professionals, but 20 months after the walls came down, and the money tree has failed to grow, I thought it was about time I tackled it myself.

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A brief Rayburn update

It’s really interesting looking at the phrases that have brought people to my website. The most popular searches are related to my Rayburn 345W. Here’s the answers to some questions that people have looked for.

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Being warm

There’s a few funny thing to get used to.

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Funky wallpaper

Don’t you just love the 60s and their psychedelic style? I wish there were some photos of our house from the era, but here are some snippets for our enjoyment.

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