Make Do And Mend: Has Parenting Made Me More Industrious?

Maybe I'm not alone in this, though? Maybe, in actual fact, I was just really dumb a couple of years ago and now I've caught up to the party?! Whatever the case, I'm embracing the make do and mend culture that UK austerity has reignited in society. Old bits of furniture to sand and paint? Yes please!

Today disaster struck. The washing machine broke. Well, I say the washing machine broke, what actually happened was I couldn’t get the damn door open! I could feel that the mechanism was the problem because all the tension in the handle had gone. My own tension was very much present, however, as I had a flashback to Wills opening and slamming the door repeatedly earlier in the day, and realised that this was probably his sodding fault. Continue reading “Make Do And Mend: Has Parenting Made Me More Industrious?”