Bathroom Makeover for FIFTY QUID?!

If you were given fifty quid to do up a room in your house, what would you do? Do you think it’d even be possible? Where would you start?! Well, I was given this momentous task by MoneySupermarket, with their new challenge. Ya ready? The Home Improvement Hero challenge. Ha! I know.  I have no idea what possessed me to think I was capable of this, I blame the exuberant overconfidence that coffee gives me. Anyway, with £50 in my pocket and an overwhelming sense of fear, I chose to do up my bathroom. I say I chose, more like the bathroom wept and pleaded with me to do something to help it. It was in a very, very sorry state. Seeing as it’s a pretty basic room with not a lot to it, it always gets totally neglected, with me thinking ah, it’ll only take half an hour to sort out, and leaving it to fester again for a few months. Main points in the bathroom that needed sorting; sealant around the bath was going black and pretty bloody grim. A year and a half of Bean’s poor aim had caused the paint on the loo seat to chip off. The…

Ginger Nuts

I’ve got the fear. The irrational, shrieking, flapping OH MY FREAKING SHIT I HAVE SO MUCH TO DO BEFORE CHRISTMAS fear. Ya know the one, yeahh, we all get it. Yep, even you, yes I’m talking to you with your lists of lists of lists and your “Oh I bought all my presents and cards and shizz back in January.” You’ve got the fear too, I can see it seaping and wafting from you like a bad smell. In no particular order, because I’m far too disorganised for that – this is what I have yet to do. Buy my OH at least ONE damn present. WHY ARE MEN SO IMPOSSIBLE TO BUY PRESENTS FOR? WHY, I IMPLORE. Wrap everything up. Send buy Christmas cards. Complete my vendetta against the assault of Christmas decorations falling from the ceiling and walls, the Duck Tape is failing me, it was so promising to begin with, next I’m dusting off the glue gun. Prepare food and freeze it, as Jamie Oliver goes on about, sticking huge tubs of grazy in the freezer and other such madness. Help Bean with his letter to Father Christmas, see some family, clean my entire house, make everything wonderful and jolly and festive, so on and…