On Monday morning I had a major spring-clean. I have two stores (pantries/larders) in my house; one leads off the kitchen and another off the passage leading to the bedrooms. In my kitchen store, I re-arranged all my flours, (I use whole-wheat flour, chapatti flour, brown bread flour, white flour and mandazi flour, which is like cake flour ). They were still in their packaging and I've been concerned about dudu's (weevils) and decanted all the flours into plastic containers. I also emptied the cat pellets into separate containers and marked them, In this household we have Ginger, an older cat with discerning tastes who prefers Whiskas for Senior Cats. Shadow who will only eat one type of kibbles, Fiskies, Ocean Fish Flavour and the baby, Ambrose, is still on Go Cat Kitten Complete! I also put my breakfast cereals into containers. (I like a variety of Bran Flakes, Hi-Fibre Bran, Muesli anmd Oats)
Stanley sanded the sides of my sideboard drawers which have been sticking for the past seven months. So the dining table was piled with place mats, rubber snakes - which we used to try and scare the monkeys hoping to keep them away from the fruit trees but it didn't work - and plug adaptors, batteries, cat medication matches and table linen. I tidied those drawers too.
The house-store in the passage is still piled with empty boxes, newspapers, shopping bags, Naomi’s plastic dishes for doing the laundry, containers of soap powder, pegs and our bathroom toiletries. It’s a mess and although I'd much rather sit at my computer or wander around the garden, camera in hand, I need to complete this task today!
Ambrose was fascinated by, and rather nervous of the rubber snake in the pile of goods from the sideboard draw. The cats caused the rumpled tablecloth and general disarray in this pile
Stanley testing the drawers after sanding them
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