Monday, 9 November 2009
Still Under the Weather
This is day 7 of feeling rather unwell to put it mildly.
I've been back in the workshop on Saturday but felt awful again on Saturday night
I did a bit on Sunday but again felt worse again.
Today I have been making the amendments to the Planning application
for the new workshop, that the planning office asked me for.
Whilst going through one of my draws I came across this old picture of me and my dog Patch. she was a total nut case.
I'm not sure if i have put this picture up before but this was me outside my workshop
at home that my parents built for me.
it was 10ft square and had a small kiln and a wheel that my dad built
a sink with running water ( what a luxury )
and a workbench and a cupboard.
I can recognise the cider jar in the window , which was one of the first things I made a college
so this must have been taken in 1978 when I was 16.
something that I will be eternally grateful for.
Look how skinny I was - OH my God !!!.
I spent two years at college and lived of a diet of Sausage and Chips and Chocolate.
it's not surprising to learn then that 30 years on, I now weigh twice what i did back then.
Let's hope I can get back in the workshop this week and work some of that weight off.
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