So we have only ONE set of 4-panel windows in my sitting room which extends to the dining room area. (Dining is spelt that way, and not dinning as often seen)
And that doesn't allow for much air to move around. I mean in our house, not on the misspelt word. Well, that too.
I wish I had windows this long:
or windows this wide:
And since my windows are so small, I'd feel even more claustrophobic if I were to hang curtains on them. And I hate curtains anyway.
Besides, I like looking out from them, cuz,
"through my window, I can see"
> a tree shrew scampering on the wire fence (all together now, "awwwwwwwwwwwww")
(Of course I didn't take this shot... did you think I became a sharp camerawoman overnight?)
> Mydin staff walking to and from work to probably a rented staffhouse which houses 63 of them.
(just kidding....but really, after a while, they all look like robotic beings on a conveyor belt, backandforthbackandforthbackandforthbackandforthbackandforthbackandforthbackandforth)
> the back of my opposite neighbour painting his gate with his pants hanging down so low I can see his bum-crack
> my other other neighbour's little girl trying to get into the drain ohmummylookthepoorkittenislostit'scryingcomewetakehomeohmummysopoorthingmummmmm
> my cranky neighbour watering his plants..
..watering the side of my car..
..AND WATERING MY NEWLY PAINTED CUPBOARD WHICH I HAD
JUST SPENT THE WHOLE MORNING DOING AND LEFT IT OUT
THERE IN THE SUN TO DRY!
My daughter grumbles that we need curtains for privacy. I really did try to look for curtains, I did! But nothing was like.. y'know, suitable? (I hate curtains and I hate looking-for-curtains even more)
So at one time, I put up some curly twigs, vertically, right across all the windows, just to cover them. kinda. my version of curtains. YES!
Then, our first Christmas in this house, came last month. I had seen and bought some snow-spray some weeks before and thought I'd be creative. The cans I bought were no good. The liquid just dripped down on my so-patiently-cut-out-of-cardboard-stencils. What to do? Out came our leftover white emulsion indoor wall paint which we, Sheila my niece, and I just painted onto the stencils with
Would you believe I JUST scraped it all off, today, January 18th, 2010? Like Christmas was so far back y'know?
Does it matter?
Life is too short* for me to bother about some unfatal imfatal disfatal fatal-less imaginary dateline on when Christmas decorations should come down.
*this is the first of my life-is-too-short quotes which
I shall be compiling as I go along