Draping A Christmas Garland Over A Mirror or Picture

Garland on Chimney Breast Mirror

Introduction It was a few Christmases ago when my wife and I first draped a Christmas Garland over the mirror in our lounge and another over the mirror in the hall. The garlands we bought were fashioned very much to our liking. They just looked like Christmas and became one of those purchases made without… Continue reading Draping A Christmas Garland Over A Mirror or Picture

Securing Shed Doors

Shed Door Closed

Introduction In 1997 both of my sheds were burgled. I thought I’d made them secure enough. I’d used hasps with the thickest staples I could find on the market (similar to these) and disc padlocks with hardened shackles. But the burglars cut through each staple in two places making a gap through which the padlock shackle… Continue reading Securing Shed Doors