Halloween was a turn-off for Bruce Smeath. Then he went Trick or Treating with his young son… and discovered a life out there, just up the road from where he lives.
Author: Bruce Smeath
Bruce Smeath lives in Windsor and is a Technician in a school in Slough. He only offered to do some proofreading and sub-editing because Sussex Bylines asked nicely. Now they want him to write stuff, too. He plays drums with some chums but Covid-19 appears to have put the kibosh on their aspirations of stardom.
“Leave Spotify on and go live your life for a couple of hours. Then come back and see what Spotify has selected for you. 90% won’t do much for you but that other 10% … that could be life-changing.”
Getting a tortoise out of hibernation can be a concern. Tortoises can die in hibernation from either running out of energy reserves, or of dehydration. They can also freeze to death.
I took stock. I had spent half an hour taking off the inner door cover. I had cut my hand, maybe not badly, but nastily enough. I had got the latch back into the correct position. I had put the door cover back on. The dishwasher still didn’t work.
It’s January and the doorbell hasn’t worked for most of the previous year. We’ve kinda got used to it by now. I think my wife still believes I’m going to fix it, but it would be fair to say I’ve taken a relaxed approach to its repair. As I have to a number of other DIY issues.