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painting the lobby

A refreshening coat of paint

Sometimes all a room needs is a refreshing coat of paint to make it feel so much better. Paint lasts a long time but it doesn’t last forever. And you wouldn’t want it to, otherwise you would never get to experience the joy a…

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November 16, 2016
basil plant and tomato seedlings

Herb Garden Adventure

I began my herb garden adventure three months ago. Herbs are an essential ingredient in almost everything I cook but unfortunately they come at a premium cost. Whether buying them from the local fruit shop or one of the supermarkets in the area, you pay an exorbitant price for a very small…

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September 21, 2016
Re-covered chair

New old chairs

Many years ago we bought a dining room table, 6 chairs and a sideboard from a second hand shop. They insisted we couldn’t just buy the chairs, we had to take the lot. So we did. The table went to a needy student, the…

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August 17, 2016