'Are you and the boiler connected?' asks hubs as the boiler springs back to life, and so, miraculously do I. A time and motion study of my movements in the house over the last few days would have shown me wearing tracks to the kettle, the toilet, the sofa and the bedroom. The rest of … Continue reading Are you and the boiler connected?
Our boiler stopped working this week, with no immediate prospect of being fixed, thanks to severe weather bringing the country to a standstill. For the first 24 hours a Dunkirk spirit kicked in, now it is becoming less fun, and here's why: I now know why my son howls when I dump a jugful of … Continue reading What I’ve learned after 4 days without hot water
I feel like I'm being taught a lesson by the technology, or rather the white goods, in my life. It feels like some sort of divine retribution for fantasising about living a more simple life and looking wistfully to the past thinking that it holds some clues for dealing with modern life. A few months … Continue reading When technology throws a spanner in the works
Last year a lovely chap from the Independent came to visit the Humberston Fitties. If you're interested in this area, then his article is worth a read. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/long_reads/humberston-fitties-plotlanders-humber-estuary-conservation-area-cleethorpes-lincolnshire-a7776676.html
March 1st signals the start of spring and the start of the open season for the House with the Blue Door. From this week until the end of December we can enjoy spending as much time as we like at our little chalet. Last Sunday we sat on the decking in double-figure temperatures. Today we … Continue reading Blue skies and chilly temperatures