Mine is long and curved, and indispensable.

They come in all shapes and sizes, some are long but others are short and stocky. Some even have lumps and bumps. Mine is long and curved from wear and overuse, and my wife cringes when I take it out in the sitting room and she has to listen to moans and groans.  But my […]

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Repair or replace?

It is now much easier to replace things than to repair them. There has been a massive shift in our culture, my parents’ generation had an avid repair industry driven by the attitude ,mentality and necessity of “make do and mend”.  They were forced to develop practical “life skills” and try to fix things. Sure, […]

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The minimilist life

I need some life editing.  There has been a powerful consumer drive in me for most of my life with the result that I have accumulated a lot of “stuff” – possessions that I didn’t really need and still don’t. Now don’t get me wrong I have worked hard to buy these things but cleaning […]

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