Monthly Archives: January 2015

SHEDNOTES 45: A FILOFACTS ON MASTIC

The Shed has a major Filofacts on House & Home under construction and has ordered the following to be filed under FILLERS/MASTIC In Telegraph 19.2.11, JT of Gloucestershire wrote: The mastic sealant around my bath and shower needs replacing. I … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 44 – ONLINE & OFF: On opening lines

The Shed is filing this to its library of music documentaries to be made, one day, for broadcast in the small hours, under the heading Powerpoint TV. Julian Cope told The Guardian 10.1.15 … “I grew up mostly with poetry … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 43: A FILOFACTS ON BEACH FOOD

The Shed’s Filofacts project will include a page or two on Beach Cooking, which will include this. Former River Cottage chef Tim Maddams, in the magazine of the Western Morning News on Sunday this summer, 2014, said: “You can eat … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 42: TALKING TACKLE AFTER BEING ALL AT SEA

A Shed reporter recently published the following … by George Edwards My shed is full of old fishing tackle and I always take some on holiday, to get a hook in some kind of water. But I am only buying … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 41: On bottom buttonholes, free booze and decluttering a Hudl

Andy Hamilton, author of Booze For Free, was described in the intro to a freelance piece in the Telegraph as “forager, brewer, and imbiber”, which sums up The Shed’s readership nicely. The Shed resolves to Follow his website, subject to … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 40: ON OFF-GRID TOILETS

The Allotments Regeneration Initiative, a happier-times product of government funding, has a semi-abandoned website where it is still possible to get hold of its useful fact sheet Affordable Toilets For Allotments, which The Shed insists on keeping, despite the head … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 39: Lists and playlists …

book of lists, shaun usher, johnny cash, things to do today and cash, wedding songs, songs to make you smile, cerys matthews, laura barton and guardian, new blues, dd dumbo, Rag’n’Bone Man, Benjamin Booker, best cover versions, bernadette mcnulty, seven … Continue reading

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Shednotes 38: A parable from Benn

File under Benn, Quotes, Democracy, Patrick Kidd and Times In the Times Diary of 30/12/14, Patrick Kidd recalled a story told by the late Tony Benn which will raise a laugh in sheds everywhere … The NHS held a boat … Continue reading

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