Exhibit A - folding the washing. Exhibit B - ironing (which I hate but I hate having to do it after people have "attempted" it more). Exhibit C - cooking.
This sums up my two boys, exactly. Anyone else?
I swear to God that there are times when I come into contact with someone and think "how on earth are you managing to walk and breathe at the same time?" You know what I mean, you're sitting having a coffee and people-watching when you see someone who makes you open-mouthed stare.There are some seriously stupid… Continue reading Really??
I am doing my complete and utter nut. My new 'toy' is still in its packaging 'cos I haven't had the time to unpack it. I am referring to my new Janome overlocker; the box of which is staring at me with contempt; "Hmph, still in here then". I have earmarked so many projects to do… Continue reading Frustrated sewist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiH5wmuexZY&noredirect=1 I watched this while doing the ironing today and thought it one of the most beautifully crafted, coming-of-age stories in a long while. I implore you to watch it too. I also watched 'R.I.P.D.'; that, I don't recommend so much. Though it did help pass the time spent ironing.
Sometimes, boys just need a little reaffirmation and while ES is going through his "I'm not listening to you" phase, I made this 5x7" picture for him. He likes it and has put in in pride of place in his storage. He needed reminding that YS was not his convenient punching bag and what a wonderful… Continue reading Brotherly love
When I look back on my childhood, I do so with wistful eyes. Summers were always sunny, knees were generally dirty and had many scabs. Yes there were tough times (secondary school wasn't particularly enjoyable) but we made the best of what we had. Things were so much easier then; no bills to pay, no boss… Continue reading R.I.P. “Innocence”
So this has been doing the rounds on the social networks recently. Personally, I don't think it's relevant just to teenagers; the sentiment is applicable to all, don't you think?