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Electric mirror

There was a mirror with inset lights in the shower room. I didn’t like it, and would have preferred a mirrored bathroom cabinet. A while ago, I bought such a cabinet. Some time later, we switched off the appropriate circuit breaker in the fuse box. Then, we unscrewed the mirror from the wall. A dirty …

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Holes in the wall

We’ve finally worked out how to remove the towel rail in the shower room — Allen key required, not screwdriver. One of the fittings was a bit awkward, but it didn’t defeat me. So now, we also have a new towel rail. Removing the fixtures and fittings in the shower room leaves a lot of …

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Toilet roll holder

Toilet roll holder

We now have a toilet roll holder attached to the shower room wall.  It wasn’t easy: we didn’t have a suitable drill bit. We discovered this when Colin tested the drill on the horrible yellow tiles in the bathroom. We had to go to Ely to buy some suitable drill bits. It still wasn’t easy. …

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Run fat b!tch run

Run fat b!tch run

I was in the library yesterday, when a book figuratively leapt out at me: Run fat b!tch run by Ruth Field. Not a friendly title, but strangely compelling. I picked it up and started reading it. It was written exactly for people like me: fat lazy people with little or no motivation to get their …

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the house

Sewers

The sewer leaks all over Stella’s drive. She, understandably, isn’t best pleased about this. The previous owner of our house occasionally got David from our other next door to clear them out. Colin bought his own set of rods. He found the task of clearing the sewers satisfying, so was happy to do it at …

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