Hello Pattypan popping in for a tea break (or should that be Hong Kong Phooey)!
I have had a lovely time pottering out in the garden - still on the same stretch, but I am nothing if not thorough when I am doing a job. The weather has been lovely and it soon warmed up. I went out with a sweatshirt and a very thick old gardening jumper that I refuse to throw away even though it is holy, a pair of old jeans and my wellie Gog's. Armed and dangerous.
I have really been giving this stretch of the garden a good going over and as part of my cleaning process I decided to bleach the drain out and remove all the leaves that had accumulated. Big mistake this job took longer than usual and when I flushed the sink the drain spilt out on to my nicely clean pavement. Yuk! I tell you it is just the depth that changes with me. Well in I got stuck removing all sorts of debris from the drain but in the end I had to get OH to give it a final shove and get the pipe clear which involved taking up the inspection hatch lid. I tell you it is a very murky world down there.Not one I want to frequent again in a hurry.
OH wasn't very happy with me, but I think this pipe has been blocked for a little while although he won't have it. This is the first time really I have ventured down the garden in months. But all's well that ends well. I have now bleached everything within an inch of its life and everything is now smelling sweet again. Needless to say OH and I have had copious amounts of Dettol (disinfectant) splashed into the washing water. Better to be safe than sorry.
I am having a nice cuppa tea and am just about to venture forth again. I am loving being out in the fresh air - well it is now and just pottering and getting back to nature and grounding myself. I hope I get the opportunity to really get stuck in over the next few weeks and I hope the weather is just as nice. Think it will be a late tea tonight.
Hope you are having a good afternoon
Catch up later