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{ Monthly Archives } October 2011

Wading through treacle

I’ve sometimes, indeed often, felt like my life over the past year since Chris died has been like wading through thigh-high treacle – extremely hard work, and achieving seemingly infinitesimal forward momentum. But now, if I feel like that, I can simply look out of my kitchen or bedroom windows and see something tangible that […]

Trouble with the utilities

The plumber came out yesterday morning, only 20 minutes later than he said he would, which is almost early for a plumber! He confirmed my diagnosis – the isolation valve leading to the dishwasher was leaking, and needed to be replaced. That was a pretty quick job, only around 15 minutes or so.  He charged […]