Category Archives: House and Home

A long time between posts!

So what have I been up to? Well, I’ve mostly been posting over on Facebook. But I’ve just starting working on a long abandoned Unfinished Object quilt that I am determined to finish, so I’ve decided it’s a good time … Continue reading

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Bugger!

Yesterday, $1000 service on car. Today, on way to X-ray appointment, car makes squealing noise under bonnet and emits small puff of smoke. And stops in middle of road. Mr Beloved waits for tow truck while I jump in taxi … Continue reading

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Mud, mud, glorious mud….

And don’t the kiddies just love it!Winter has arrived, and the rain and cold on the weekend did not deter Emmalumpdogg from wanting her dawn walk. It’s been sooooo cold, in fact, that with wind chill the temperature has been below … Continue reading

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Some days….

From @emmalumpdogg ‘s Twitter feed this morning… (I was busy nursing yet another/the same migraine…Daddy was walking Emmalumpdogg and discovering that a clean desk policy is no longer optional) #ThingsEmmaMustNotDo, 129: They are “The Morning Cycling and Coffee Group”, not … Continue reading

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Photos mostly from this week….

I don’t often take photos of myself, but I did while I was waiting outside the supermarket while the wonderful Mr Belived did some shopping on Wednesday. (I’d just been to my psychologist appointment and was tired so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Because housework is silly anyway

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At last… the office!

It’s been a VERY long time since we’ve been able to use this room. Depression, bad backs, depression, inertia … but this was the semester break that somehow made the difference.  The Horn sewing cabinet is folded up but the … Continue reading

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So it’s been a long time…

… between posts. A whole semester, in fact. It felt like a very long semester at times, partly because I went through a patch of very bad depression near the start of it, and really struggled.  I was studying Introduction … Continue reading

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Allie leaves home

Allie left home today.  Went to what should be a very nice new home where there a lot of other birdies with a lady who has other cockatiels and budgies and sulphur cresteds… we will miss his chatter, but we … Continue reading

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Best Dog Toy EVER!

Since it’s HOT again this week we decided we’d get Miss Connie a paddling pool.  After an initial wariness, she remembered that poodles are water retrievers and was straight in after her ball (or as she prefers to call it … Continue reading

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