It’s like watching paint dry!

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Literally!

Yep, it’s the run up to Christmas, we’re in lockdown, so what better to do than paint the kids bedrooms?

I hate painting, I think I even hate it more than gardening, but it’s a close call.

But we have a condensation issue so needs must.

I’ll be honest with you, the painting is not the worst thing about it.

It’s the ‘putting stuff back in the room’ that blew my brain.

It looks like we’ve bred a bunch of hoarders.

The mess and rubbish they have kept and needed to be cleaned up is ridiculous.

There was rubbish, kept inside boxes of rubbish that were kept inside bags of rubbish.

Honestly, you couldn’t make it up.

These are some of the things I found…

A glasses box full of old leaves and acorns!

Some old birthday cards, from nearly 3 years ago!

A pair of socks in a jewellery box – that one even rhymes!

Bricks, stones and rocks!

And a bag full of fluff – I don’t even know where that came from!

I had to be brutal dad, I had to take no prisoners.

The clearout/packing away took all day, I’m talking 8am till 6pm.

We even had tears.

I threw away one of Ruby’s bug ribbons.

You know the things I’m talking about.

The little fluffy things that were stuck to a ribbon with little plastic googly eyes.

Yep those.

It was a freebie from somewhere and Ruby apparently ‘loves him’.

Even thought it was stuck in the back of her wardrobe, underneath a whole heap of rubbish.

Brutal daddy, would not be defeated and yes, it was disposed of.

I’m not sure the kids get their hoarding skills from me.

I don’t tend to keep much and have a tendency for throwing stuff when not needed, then buying it again in 6 months time cus I need it, doh!

But I bet you hoard don’t you.

Especially at work.

It’s so easy to do.

You’re always busy at work so have no time to sort stuff out. 

So things just get put in a dark corner and never used.

I bet you’ve even got a box of old brochures or leaflets somewhere.

This wouldn’t happen if you used us and our print consultation.

This is where we ascertain what you need and why and most importantly how many.

No wastage, no additional costs and much kinder to the plant.

It’s a win win situation.

Give me a call on 01543 677794 to find out more.

Right, I’m off.

It’s Judes birthday today, yay, so it’s party time this afternoon and tomorrow.

Then it’s gate putting up time on Sunday, booooooo.

I think I hate DIY as much as painting and gardening.

Now where did I put the Red Stripe 🙂

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