On Method and Madness

By Alison July 12, 2011 2 Comments 1 Min Read
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You know that the enemy of good housekeeping is willy-nilly whimsy don’t you? That she who grabs a pile of washing as she stumbles down the stairs carrying last night’s glass of water first thing in the morning, then dumps it in the hall when she is distracted by the morning post is destined never really to feel at one with her house? That those of us who never complete one job before being delighted or terrified by the next will always suffer from domestic irritation: never quite feeling that we are entitled to the joy that is ticking off one box and sitting down with a well-deserved cup of tea
Well today I want to advocate something radical instead…
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  1. Gill says:

    I have a little sentence printed out large and put in place of honour on my kitchen wall…
    Age quod agis
    Or in other words…Do what you are doing
    Just to keep me focused!
    It is my housekeeping mantra 🙂 Gill

    1. brocantehome says:

      Oooh Gill, I'll have to steal that one: perfect!

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