I do hope that everyone has had a great Christmas so far. I don’t like to think of it as being ‘all over’, even two-days after the main event but 2014 is only moving closer. Despite not feeling at all ‘festive’ in the run up and not desiring anything more than the usual additions to my annual chocolate stash; for me personally, this has been one of the best Christmases. In a word, it has been UNIQUE
I’d like to start by saying how refreshing it was to write a post on this blog that wasn’t about woodworking. It is a hobby and interest that has consumed so much of my life for the last few years but in 2012. I don’t mean that in a critical way as it’s largely down to my personality (we all make our own choices). In 2012, I began to break-away from the isolation and to explore other interests and I would encourage other ‘wood bloggers’ to be more open and rounded in their approach to sharing on their pages. If nothing else; it’s a great way to keep the content flowing while you’re unable to make sawdust and shavings, for whatever reason.
It was Easter Sunday, it was also my birthday and I greatly enjoyed the day. Now, I’d like to share with you some of the items I received yesterday; material possessions that has less relevance compared to the value of things like true friendship, which I have also discovered within the last year.
It’s that time of the year again and I’d really like to have a few small gifts coming out of the workshop very soon! There hasn’t been a lot of other action going on lately but, you may recall that I was looking at making a couple of boxes in a recent post.
After work yesterday, I wrapped up warm, braved the cold and went out to sort through this pile of offcuts I’d accumulated weeks ago.
Regardless of the fact that more than one-month has now passed since ‘the Big Day’ in 2010, I still feel it would be appropriate to share with you some of the gifts I received, in addition to the two new Metabo drills I purchased for myself (as featured in a previous post).