We finally bought a second-hand car after my MIL's one packed up a while ago. I was going a bit spare not being able to leave the house for ages, so it came just in time. I had too much fun getting in there and going over everything with a disinfectant wipe. I have … Continue reading We have a car again!
Air raid sirens are one of my interests, probably started by the original Silent Hill game when I was a kid. I think I also just like things that cover a lot under brief symbolism. I like flags and they represent an entire landmass, people, language, and way of doing things in just one icon. … Continue reading Musings on Civil Defence sirens
This month has been very busy and exhausting. We've also all been a bit ill in a different way. I had a fever and some mad confusion, Will got a sore throat, my sister-in-law was sick and it looks like my mother-in-law might have got C. diff from work! So really not a smooth time … Continue reading Christmas catch-up
Hello everyone! I am officially, undeniably an adult, my 20's are behind me. It feels a bit weird but probably not a lot will change day-to-day. I got some super cool presents! Now that I have a sewing machine I definitely have no excuse not to sew up the holes and splits in various … Continue reading The one where Letti turns 30
I decided to try my hand at another sandbox zoo, after the one I was originally working on started crashing. In my last zoo I was going to have all the animals of the world in different sections. However, I was still working on the Africa section when it stopped working. So, I decided to … Continue reading More from Planet Zoo
Believe it or not, my floorplanning obsession did not actually start with houses. While I have always wanted to build my own house, and I was stupidly small when I started scribbling designs, my first floorplan was actually a zoo! I did it on the back of a spare roll of lino and it was … Continue reading I’d love to run a zoo
Based on the recent houseplan and scrapbooking project, a bungalow variant. It's all on one floor, has one bedroom and a small guest/child room. Only 2 reception rooms instead of the 3rd gaming room, and no integrated garage or shed. So obviously, this house comes with the idea of having no children or only … Continue reading A bungalow concept
There's been a thing on the social medias recently where people put images of four favourite things in a category (usually games/ films). I decided to put mine together in Photoshop Elements purely because I don't have much else to do as I'm a bit ill at the moment. That's it really.
I went and did a thing that I didn't initially expect to do. I bought woodlice for Joop's tank. I can already hear people wondering how mad I've gone, but there is a reason for it. They work as so-called "vivarium custodians" and wander around eating old food, poo, and generally keeping the soil in … Continue reading I got woodlice
As readers most likely know, my beloved laptop Anat has sadly become unusable. I also discovered from going through very old posts that I was wrong about when I got her; I've actually had her since 2013, not 2014! Six years is a hell of a long time for a laptop to keep going, she … Continue reading My new laptop