The bloke who owned this house was a DIYer of the waste-not-want-not persuasion. Or more to the point of a fix-it-and-bodge it persuasion. Why use one sort of screw on a door hinge when you can use several differnt types, or just bang in a couple of nails if you CBA?Apparently he's now semi retired and is doing property maintenance for a living
Bloke who owned this house was a plumber, it's amazing the amount of copper pipe he used for random things.
In the house that I still technically own, the previous occupant was an electrician. Why light your hall, stairs and landing with one light when you can use 18. There are 22 lights in the bedroon, 12 in the lounge and we had a 6 button remote control unit for the garden lights.
Our (rented) house is lacking plug points. We have a rather complex network of extension cables in situ, and they're working reasonably well
Bodgers is terrible things.
Good morning Mundanies *waves* Hope you all have a sparkly week.
Morning. The sunshine on the frost is making it all sparkly here.
The previous owners of our last house liked to write the completion date on any jobs they'd done. They also liked to note the weather conditions for that day and in some rooms the current news story was found under the wall paper. 'Do NOT try papering this room with 4 rolls' was found in the smallest bedroom. We never knew what we were going to uncover next!
Morning all - the previous owners of our home were all vertically challenged (the dad being about 5'1" and the mum in the region of 4'10") - all the windows upstairs are velux!! We wondered if they ever got them opened!!
I'm all excited today, I have lots of cut up foil to put in the recycling bin on Friday.
I read that you can sharpen pinks using ally foil so I tried it, it didn't work and I ended up with lots of silvery flakes everywhere.
My pinks are blunter than chopsticks. What a shame it doesn't work.
I know this makes me seem really dense, but what's a pink?
In other news, apparently the Pope has resigned. I thought they could only leave that job feet-first.
Lots of years on this planet and I still don't know nuffing about most stuff
The next question is, What are Pinking Shears.
Apparently the pope can resign, it just hasn't happened for 600 years.
Pinking sheers are scissors with kind of perforated edges that allow you to cut with a pretty pattern
I am a fount of useless knowledge today
Don't they stop edges fraying?
Mine are blunt from years of cutting up old Christmas cards. They used to belong to my granny though so probably are antique now.
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