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Nothing is ever simple!


At last, no rain and the temperature into double figures!

I decided today was the perfect day to start that awful job of painting the garage. I’d been putting it off for some time – all the usual excuses had run out! Luckily help was at hand. I needed to trim the lawn aswell, so my wife kindly offered to sand down the side door for me. After fetching the scraper and sander for her, i trotted off to the lawn.

Some time later, i stood back and admired my neatly trimmed and striped grass as my wife called out to say she had finished the sanding, so would i check to make sure everything was good. I gave a quick look from a distance and thanked her for the hard work.

After cleaning the mower and putting it away, i got the paint and a brush. Stroking the bottom of the door with the palm of my hand, i suddenly pushed straight through the wood! it was rotten ! A simple job turned into a 2 hour re- build. Wished i’d stayed admiring the lawn!

Is it just me, or does anyone else get caught out just when you want to garden?

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Story of my life, seems like anything i want to do there are normally 4 or 5 jobs that i have to do first :-(

7 Apr, 2010


mine too kimmy a simple job can often turn into a massive overhaul !

7 Apr, 2010


Could have taken the words out of my mouth Tiger, I went in the Junk shed as we call it to find some string and ended up by cleaning the whole place out and no gardening done. Still I know that tomorrow I can find anything I might want.Lol.

7 Apr, 2010


Ha, Ha Stroller, I forgot to say it took me an hour to find the paint first!!!

7 Apr, 2010


well as , dare I say it, a wife and mum, my requirements are often last on the list of things to get done. So when I can get a 'me' session it is a real luxury but there will always be some one to ask for something doing just as I am getting down and dirty in the borders. :o)

7 Apr, 2010


The old lady next door to us years ago always said 'you can't get anything done unless you do something else first' . I've found her words to be true. Something always holds you up.

7 Apr, 2010


Too right, thats the story of my life........

8 Apr, 2010

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