The wrappers get out of hand
Jan20

The wrappers get out of hand

Every morning, the very first thing I do, before I even have breakfast, is turn the washing machine on. Every single morning. Seven days a week. A family of five, with three growing kids and an awful lot of muddy sports kit, creates a lot of washing. Often I wash twice a day. On days when I do sheets or towels, it can be as many as four times a day. Washing takes A LOT of time. In the morning, I hang the damp washing up, move the...

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Broken
Jan17

Broken

After four days of painting and two days of moving, the new house finally broke me on day 7. We’d done well – we’d painted the bedrooms, we’d moved stuff in, we’d started unpacking…We were getting up early and going to bed late. All the paint and cleaning was affecting my eczema and my hands were cracked, bleeding, swollen and throbbing. By the evening they were so painful I could barely move them.But in...

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