Sunday, 25 October 2009

Redressing the Balance

Following yesterday's post several of you left lovely comments suggesting I might be some kind of superwoman who can magic up extra hours in the day... I thought I ought to put the record straight.

This is my ironing basket today... before I added another three washloads to the pile... (and some of the stuff at the bottom has been there months... I kid you not)

This is the dog hair that has accumulated along the skirting board in the hall....

This is my kitchen floor after walking the dog this morning... and it still looks the same this evening...

And this is dinner....

And as for those legs... they were ten years younger and several inches thinner than they are today. So perhaps I'm not so super after all! (I have been busy painting sets today though!)

22 comments:

  1. I figure if an ironing pile exists with less than a few months' content then the owner of it needs to get on and do more exciting things!

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  2. I have fluff like that in my hall and we don't have a dog! :o) lol

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  3. Jeez, Gina, I probably am around the age you were in that photo and there is No Way I'd be brave enough for that outfit - I think you're fab!

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  4. ooer! you are brave Gina! I have similar skirting board/ironing pile issues!! xxx

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  5. I roared with laughter when I read this post! Wonderful. :O)

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  6. it is so good to know that I am not the only one whose house needs a little attention, or better still, a butler.

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  7. Yo sister!

    The signs of an interesting woman.


    C :-)

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  8. It's all about mind over matter, leave the stuff that does not interest you until it does...who wants to be houseproud?

    I joined your club years ago. Keep up the good work....

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  9. Just a thimbleful.....


    Looks like a home, not just a house.

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  10. You've seen my fave mug before. A clean house - a sign of a wasted life. Those dog hair bunny is identical to the ones at our house. Ours are breeding though!

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  11. I'm sure I could knit a whole dog with the hair hugging my skirting boards!

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  12. Haha! just like the rest of us, after all!

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  13. tehe mine is almost as bad.Jane x

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  14. You are super Gina, and best of all, with your dog hairs and muddy floor, you're normal like the rest of us. I remember having a seemingly permanent pile of ironing when all our children were still living at home. I sometimes wonder now if those things that always seemed to stay in the bottom of the basket got thrown away in the end, because they'd grown out of them!

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  15. You can show us the largest ironing pile ever and we will still think you are amazing! Lucy xxx

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  16. I'm afraid I may never visit here again.
    Such a slob....
    (Only three months?)

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  17. They've said it all - and I agree. And I see you served my favourite veg for dinner!!

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  18. Why waste time on mundane things - do all the things you enjoy and enjoy life to the full we only get one chance at it!!!

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  19. You make me feel so much better, Gina, I'm not alone! And you've definitely got your priorities right. Very impressed by your bravery on getting your legs out too, although I think I might if I had legs like that!

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  20. Oh what a hoot. So I guess I'm not alone. Thanks for posting the "real life of you."

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  21. Your ironing pile reminds me of friends husband who put $20 at the bottom of her ironing basket and had to tell her about it 6 months later as she had not found it!

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