Category Archives: DIY

Supporting and Sporting


I slept in today, Then breakfast created, Before on my way (Now feeling quite sated), A pump for the fountain I bought while en route, (In evening the mountin’ To bear needed fruit) But Queensmead first went to — J … Continue reading

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Make Haste and Time Waste


I have been cross as you can get, Through loss of any internet; But here the post comes into play That I prepared for yesterday:       Why is it that the medical profession Can never keep to times … Continue reading

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How on Earth?


How is it from holes there can come A pile of earth, the total sum Amounts to much more Than the total score Of what they can hold? It is dumb! The pile that’s in storage now seen Just matches … Continue reading

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I Came, I Sawed, Nowhere Near Yet Conquered


Before and after pictures show How much sawing on the go, But more grief has to be faced Before pool can get replaced Now consensus that I see  Is that pool dug in should be; With all steps earth out … Continue reading

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WORTHWHILE WEEKEND WORK


On Saturday before the gala I went to the fleamarket with a particular shopping list in mind. Amazingly, I came away with everything I had wanted, at complete bargain prices. I got a light to attach to the shed ceiling, … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Cut Off


Our gardener needs to be fired: When trimming some limbs on a tree Caused phone line to need be rewired As you in the picture may see; The job may look quite rough and ready, But that was the best … Continue reading

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PORING OVER RAINWATER POURING WET


  Line blocked: scraps stuck in drain; To blow through, is a hazy plan to strike them free again? No! Climb up, slide stick from high — then message get: Water flows, but tap left on, so floor is wet! … Continue reading

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