Tag Archives: housework

All because of Freya

I made my Christmas cake today. As usual the house was full of the most delicious aroma which, sadly, I’ll have to wait a few months to actually properly enjoy. Still, today it looked like this…eventually. Once cool enough, it … Continue reading

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Burning calories

If anyone tells you that doing housework isn’t good for you, let them know that’s bollocks. I walked around two miles today and that was just in the house. On Sunday I loaded a pedometer app onto my phone and … Continue reading

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Nearly there

PD James died today. She was 94 and it’s safe to say, she wasn’t the victim of foul play. A lot of people who have loved her crime fiction are now in mourning. While in the Southern Hemisphere, the most … Continue reading

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Dull

Today was mostly about housework. It rained most of the day so the garden did not receive any business. I thought it best to stay inside. The poodles didn’t agree. Late in the day, the rain stopped and a weak, … Continue reading

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Ship wrecked and comatose

The weather was lovely today. There was never a threat of rain, it wasn’t cold and the sun shone all day. It was a pity really because it was housework day rather than slave in the garden day. As opposed … Continue reading

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Working from home

Some strange night visitor (I’m pretty sure it’s nothing more mysterious than a cat) knocked over a few of the gladiolus spears. They refused to stand up straight this morning so I clipped them and plonked them in a vase … Continue reading

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Bambi spotted at castle

And after the storm we have a glorious day with the temperature a reasonable 26ยบ. Heavenly and just right for tennis. I’m sure mum would agree since she seems to have become obsessed with the weather at Wimbledon. Apparently Dawn … Continue reading

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Mistaken identity

After the excitement of yesterday, it was with a sigh of relief that today rumbled along full of…nothing. Much. I was mostly occupied with housework, enjoying the mundanity and the lack of pressing bodies squeezed into a metal cylinder. Though … Continue reading

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Damp Days

What a miserable day we’ve had. One of those drizzle days when the rain doesn’t quite rain but everything is wet and sticky from the humidity. Even the poodles are miserable. Still, I managed to stay dry, which is a … Continue reading

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Staying awake

Not much happened today. I didn’t even go into Farnham. I did manage to leave the house for an hour and a half when I took the puppies to the park but otherwise I was tied to my desk! I … Continue reading

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