New digs for both daughters

As a parent, I absolutely want my children to grew up, become successful, fulfilled, happy adults in their own right, able to stand on their own two feet. As a parent, I dread the moment my children grow up and leave home. That time has come to pass. Over the last two weeks both of our children have left home. Not like they did to go to university but properly, renting their own places (the first homes of their own) and starting new jobs, both in London. Whilst I am very happy for them, I cannot Read more […]

Garden furniture rotting

It is a good job my father-in-law enjoys working with wood and doing odd jobs for us. We bought an extensive amount of wooden garden furniture years ago but in hindsight it would appear our regime of reproofing the furniture against the inclement weather has not been sufficiently rigorous. We were coming to the conclusion that we would probably have to dispose of a significant portion of the seating. My father-in-law though is convinced that he can save the furniture. Excellent. I really do not Read more […]