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We like to break things

Today was demolition day for the inside of the shed. The previous owner had housed a great many birds in there in a complicated series of hand-built cages, all containing the remains of the seed, bedding, feathers and excrement of their former inhabitants. The stench was unbelievable. I lost count of the bird boxes I […]

And So It Begins

This week’s theme has been moderate chaos, in a subtle, middle-class way. Our kitchen renovation finally got started — the physical part done by others, that is. I swore I wouldn’t bore people with my renovation story, but I have now decided there is much to learn from such experiences. Lesson 1: Communication is key. […]