Those lingering smells of last night’s curry are briefly reignited by hot water hitting encrusted pans. Removing them allows you to start afresh. It’s […]
My great aunt was a hoarder. When she sadly died, we moved more than two hundred and fifty black bags of papers out of […]
I came from a different cultural environment. In our culture we don’t expect much help from men. Most of the household work is done by women and I used to have maids at home, so I had lots of help. Maids do the cooking, cleaning, washing and most of the […]
This is a good time to ask me about housework because yesterday I had a rare day where I was actually doing some housework […]
As a child I had to wash my socks each night. I only had two pairs, so I had one pair on and one pair drying over the bath each evening.
My relationship with housework; I feel really guilty about not doing the housework, even though with chronic illness disability about half the time I actually can’t get to the front door, so I also know nobody is really expecting me to be hoovering, and we have the luxury of having cleaners.
If I didn’t have a cleaner coming to me at 11:30 on a Wednesday morning, I probably would not tidy up. So, once a […]
I was born in 1952 and from my childhood and teenage years I lived in various police houses. One of them was an extremely […]
My mother’s sister had become an alcoholic. This was probably as a result of her husband’s poor business management and her miscarriages and losing […]
This is My Dirty Secret! Of course all my PAs do my housework, but I’m quite strict on saying where I want things. It’s […]