Posts tagged: Oil

Back in the Day

Back in my Day

I’m not sure when the phrase “in living memory” entered the lexicon {λεξικόν}, but I suspect it must have been fairly recently, relatively speaking.

To me, those three words usually refer to something that has changed people’s lives so significantly that there are old folk around who can happily start a sentence with: “Back in my day…” Read more ›››

Putting the “Why?” in DIY

They’ve opened a new Homebase just down the road from where we live and I fear the worst for Chez Polly. The problem is that I’m not very good at making or mending things with ‘D’ in DIY standing for Damage, Dent, Destroy, Disintegrate or Depreciate in my case.

We’ve only been spared the worst excesses and expense of my efforts at home improvement because it always involved a 30/40 minute drive to and from B&Q Read more ›››