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progress of a sort

It was a domestic weekend; cleaning, rearranging, tidying, the slow sorting out of things and the final finishing touches to our now completely redesigned bedroom, with its attendant domino-collapse of knock-on tasks -- wardrobes to find deserving new homes, shelves to be placed carefully against different walls, winter clothes, wraps and throws to be stowed away in new places. It's all in place now -- furniture, curtains, the new bed, and it all looks really lovely now. Very pleased. Replacing the grim and grimy cream and lilac woodchip wallpaper and manky, stained and ancient black/grey/blue carpet with this:

new floor

was a good first step. Now we really have a good room to sleep in. But there are other things I have neglected, somewhat in this frenzy of cleaning and DIY. I stand paralysed now, not sure what to do next, and shall therefore apply the usual solution:

Poll #1618410 What should I do next?

Draw a comic!

Weekly strip
8(26.7%)
Halcyon Garden City
5(16.7%)
Augeries of Armageddon
1(3.3%)
Archie Prufrock's Party at the end of the World
6(20.0%)
Owl is hungry
10(33.3%)

Throw a party!

Halloween
5(26.3%)
Autumn Equinox
6(31.6%)
Harvest
2(10.5%)
Allhallows eve eve
1(5.3%)
Indian Summer BBQ
5(26.3%)

I think you should read/watch/investigate/explore

My next post(s) should be

Next tenovertwelve poll, obviously...
2(7.4%)
More kitten diaries!
5(18.5%)
More from the third floor, I like the shadenfreude
2(7.4%)
I miss the tow path nature rambles.
10(37.0%)
Show me your bedroom!
8(29.6%)

Any other suggestions?

A good use for nine pears:

Turnover
3(14.3%)
Upside down cake
7(33.3%)
Pear and Partridge pot roast
6(28.6%)
Feed them to the birds
1(4.8%)
Ticky!
4(19.0%)

Comments

( 10 worms — Feed the birds )
motodraconis
14th Sep, 2010 06:25 (UTC)
Definatly a party, but selfishly I don't want to pick any of the dates cos I'm worried that I won't be able to make them. Halloween is my birthday and one of the biggies (though I suspect nothing will happen for me due to my limbo situation) and I'm busy for September weekends.

Floor looks spectacular - super-waxy shine!
cleanskies
14th Sep, 2010 17:34 (UTC)
limbotastic
Oh, signs look good for a combined equinox/indian summer BBQ and a Halloween/Alhallows eve eve party -- on the saturday, not actually on your birthday....
timscience
14th Sep, 2010 06:34 (UTC)
I'm now voting for Halcyon Garden City as well as Owl is Hungry. Milton Keynes your time will come again.
cleanskies
14th Sep, 2010 17:35 (UTC)
hurrah for concrete!
You can vote for as many comics as you want, my love
crazycrone
14th Sep, 2010 07:36 (UTC)
That is lovely. Wish I had fab floors like that.
cleanskies
14th Sep, 2010 17:36 (UTC)
light oak varnish
It took much manly sanding and trashed a sander. Hurrah for damage waivers!
undyingking
14th Sep, 2010 08:21 (UTC)
Pear jelly. Chop them up peel cores and all, stew down with a bit of cinnamon or similar, put through jelly bag, boil up with sugar, jar.
cleanskies
14th Sep, 2010 17:40 (UTC)
jam making
You're kind of assuming I have five hours and several bits of kit I don't have. Also, in our climate home-made jam goes mouldy fast. Also, pears are plenty nice enough without being made into jam.

Although, Rosehip Jelly, now you're talking -- there's a crop on the Rose hedge at Damian's that would make truly sumptuous rosehip and rosemary jelly.
badasstronaut
14th Sep, 2010 20:00 (UTC)
Also
Aubergines of Armageddon
cleanskies
15th Sep, 2010 18:58 (UTC)
Re: Also
that sounds like one of your comics
( 10 worms — Feed the birds )