Where is that 'stuff' that was removed from K's shed to make way for the wine?
Wednesday, 1 December 2021
In With the Old
Here it is. All of it.
He has a chappy here to help him clear the mess and throw out crates of rubbish, old cables, bits of wood, old rusty machines, bits of metal, old rusty what-nots that 'might have come in handy'. But it is still far from finished. At least the shed is clear and clean. He has put up new shelving and everything that goes back inside has its place .
My father's motto was -
'A place for everything and everything in it's place'
Meanwhile. Three tatty old director chairs.
A friend of his is renovating his cafeteria this winter and oh what wonderful treasures we have acquired from there
A big old rusty, oil clogged toast machine
'Oh but I can clean it up and it works perfectly'. So what
(lucky he never reads my blog)
Three light fittings on metal tubes
Two little old plastic tables. ?
A ceramic light shade.
Very nice. Was popular with tourists in the 80's
'Where will we put this'
A large, low, heavy wooden coffee table
A daughter took this away. She has painters at their house who will rub this down, repaint and revamp. And it shall not return.
And this 'thing' for pulling draft beer. Now there's a real treasure , he says.
Now he's clearing another, basement shed. Old doors, that bread machine that someone gave him because it didn't work, old bags of hardened cement, dried up whitewash.
I could, but
I won't, go on and on.
My female readers I'm sure will relate. Even I'm stunned by the sheer amount that has built up. And that's only outside the actual house.
Maybe the men will just roll their eyes and wish they too had sheds to fill with treasures.
In our front yard there remains only one washing machine and that has found an owner so can't complain can I.