Posted: 02/08/2016 at 17:01
Persisting down all day here so Marie-Christine who comes for 5 hours every other Tuesday has been stuck indoors cleaning windows and their woodwork and mirrors and glass fronted cupboards. This has only happened twice since she started here 3.5 years ago. We'd both rather play outside than in, whatever the time of year, but no seeds to sow or babies to pot on in the shed so indoors it was.
Busy - you do seem to have good funerals to say goodbye to your friends. I hope you and OH are OK and can enjoy tonight's distractions at the garden club.
Dove - smart bench. Lovely corner.
Dysons! OH chose ours in January and loves it. I loathe it with a passion. Light enough but bad design. Stupid handle shape and length; stupid shape to store; stupid system for holding heads on the handle; stupid collection system - gets blocked by tissues when I have a cold and they inevitably drop out of my sleeves whereas the Miele just sucked them up; stupid bagless cylinder dooberry impossible to empty without getting dust everywhere and then it needs cleaning! How stupid can a machine design be?
I've repaired the broken Miele which has sensible bags and great suction and a cat and dog head and use that in my sewing attic. OH gets to do the rest of the house with his bloody Dyson. When we move I'm having a robot that can trundle around doing downstairs all by itself cos the doors will be open far more and the dogs will be in and out all day bringing in bits. We have streams and bogs and soggy paddocks here and they frequently come home looking and smelling like Clari's hound but all the way up to their armpits. Hosepipe and shampoo time.
I hope we get some sun tomorrow. Bit fed up with all the sorting and packing and cleaning. Need a garden break. I've seen to all the houseplants this pm but it's not quite the same as outside gardening.