Saturday, 24 November 2012

Up and down

30 boxes and crates: very tiring work!
If there is one thing that is guaranteed to make me fitter, it probably is a house with stairs like I have now. Nothing against them at all, unless you have over 40 boxes upstairs that need to be downstairs! Which I had.  So, yesterday after my parents left, I watched the final episode of Masterchef Australia (and yea, Andy won!), had some breadrolls and milk and went back to work. 

In between I got phone calls from people about my washing machine and my fridge/freezer and I am happy to report: both of them have been sold and will be picked up tomorrow! More room to move about!!! But I also went up and down that staircase, carrying box after box after box. In the end over 30 boxes made it down there, some heavier than others. There are still some book boxes upstairs, but I ran out of room to put them, so that will have to wait until the fridge has been picked up.

In two hours time colleagues will be arriving and I hope to have all the flooring tiles out of the smallest room and outside, ready to be taken to the tip. The shed needs emptying and upstairs is still a bit of a warzone, but I am making progress and with all the other help coming, I should be fine. With the empasis on should of course!


  1. My goodness! You should be fit running up and down stairs so many times. Looks like you will soon be ready for the big day. So much energy!

  2. Now that is a lot of boxes! I moved several times when I was younger, and I always seemed to be moving from an upper floor apartment to another upper floor apartment! Needless to say, every time I moved I vowed I wouldn't move again. Now that I live in a house, I think we're staying put for a while. ;)

  3. Good work. You are getting there.

  4. I'm tired just reading about all those trips up and down the stairs!
    Glad you sold your things.

  5. I am catching up on your blog ! Don't talk about staircases ! In my son's house in Amsterdam there are 4 floors !! and the steps are in spiral form ! My poor legs ! Can't carry Toby up he is too heavy and the steps too dangerous ! and I am used to live in a Bungalow !!


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