Ireland is now in what some people are calling "Lockdown 2.0". For 6 weeks (possibly longer) the country has gone into the highest level of lockdown under the government's current set of plans for dealing with COVID-19. Earlier in the year, during the first lockdown, many people seem to have turned to baking. Sourdough and banana bread was everywhere! Personally I didn't … [Read more...] about A Few Resolutions for Lockdown 2.0
As I mentioned previously, there were several areas outside the house that I wanted to paint. The porch and gate, as well as the wooden fence turned out nicely, but the really big job was going to be the main garden walls. They really needed something! They're about two metres tall and 60 metres long (give or take) without even adding in the lower wall at the front of … [Read more...] about More Painting but it was so Rewarding!
I bought my house towards the end of 2016, though I didn't get to move into it until early 2017. I got quite a bit of work done on the house before I moved in, which was part of the reason why I didn't move in immediately. While the house was empty it was a lot easier to get the heating upgraded and to have cabling run throughout the house. But it's only over the last few … [Read more...] about Painting all the Things
Like everyone else I'm both incredibly bored as well as fairly busy. I'm bored with not being able to travel to see friends, family or anything else. But I'm kept busy with work and I've also been doing a few things that had been put on the long finger. Sure, I'm not anyway as productive as I could be, but I think that's acceptable. While some people seem to think that we're … [Read more...] about Salad, Flowers, Herbs and LED Lights