Posted: 18/09/2016 at 11:17
Possum took her driving test in January and now knows all about driving positions and road rules and so on. Apparently we should be near enough to the pedals never to have a straight leg and the upper body upright and close enough to the wheel to be able to put our wrists on the top and let our hands flop down.
Doesn't do for me but I do find that having the seat fairly raised and the back supporting my lower back means I can drive for hours without back strain. Can't have the seat too upright in warm weather cos I often have a butterfly clip holding up my hair and it's just too irritating when it catches on the head rest. However, no matter what I do, long drives these days do leave my knees and hips feeling stiff when I first get out again.
Playing good music makes the journey seem less long and also keeps me awake and alert.
Cool and grey here but trying to brighten up. I've had to put the summer duvet back on the bed as I got cold lying in and reading the papers. Now to finish patching Possum's shorts and mending my favourite garden trousers before tackling Possum's new dining chairs which need another coat of paint and then packing.
Chappy delivered a ton of packing cartons and clothes hanging dooberries and plate, glass and picture frame boxes yesterday. Just got the garage cleared of a dozen big boxes of books and stuff for Oxfam and now its chokka again!
Still no real rain here so garden looking bright and colourful except where it's going brown. Wish it would rain. I have plants to lift still and they're bone dry.
Have a good Sunday everyone.