I’ve just had a great birthday weekend, so I’m not moaning.
Started on Friday with a BBQ at the botequim (local bar), continued on Saturday with a family BBQ, Sunday was rest and
So I start the post off with a splash of some happy colours.
Thursday night after work, I retrieved…
Here’s an excerpt from the post rather than rewrite the story.
“Yesterday was a busier day than I imagined. The previous night I had saved an old cabinet of sorts from the rubbish, and I had set about making it suitable to use in the kitchen.
It was also going to replace the grotty old thing I have used for the last five years.
And the result of my labours…
When I got it home it was just the top, sides, back and runners for drawers. I added a base plate and two shelves from old wardrobe (closet) sides that I got from the same dump. It’s not fancy, but it’s better than what I had. By the time I had finished, I was exhausted and my back was aching from the exertions of carrying stuff; the dump was about a half kilometre from home, some 500 yards. Doesn’t sound much but when you are on a walking stick, it’s a bloody long way.”
So that was how my birthday started. I am quite pleased with my labours. *pats self on back*
You can read about and see photos of the family BBQ on the post Back to Normal.
I had another stroke of luck last week. Some time back I got a twig of a beefsteak plant and it took; it is now a healthy bush outside my gate. Before I put it there, I broke another twig off it and put it in a jar on the window kitchen window ledge. But all the leaves fell off and I feared it had died. However, I forgot to throw it out. Last week I noticed this in the window…
So all is well.
Until next Monday, bound to be something to moan about.