Monthly Archives: April 2015

SHEDNOTES 97: A farming policy

The Shed has just read another report on the plight of the dairy farmers which adds nothing to the hundreds of previous reports on the plight of the dairy farmers The Shed has read and contributed to in its collective … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 96: Why Farage gets Labour votes

The Shed has had enough of Nigel Farage, and suspects UKIP will regret its over-use of his limited charms when it comes to the vote, but he continues to score a point or two, as he did when interviewed by … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 95: Proper conservatism

  The Shed has to confess to being a bit behind with its election commentary. We did like Simon Jenkins, Guardian, when he wrote … We won’t touch. We’ll change nothing. We’ve mucked you about long enough and will leave … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 94: Mucky habit missing from Poldark

  The Shed has lost the date but this letter appeared in the Telegraph … SIR – The otherwise excellent BBC adaptation of Poldark misses the target as regards one important detail: I have yet to see anyone taking snuff. … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 93: Cutting wood the old way

  The Shed got an order for a threshold for a tiled floor, laid on plywood, dropping down to a wooden floor, 8-10mm below, in a doorway. None of the standard plastic and aluminium finishes would do and nobody stocked … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 92: A Filofacts on Gravel

    The Shed’s inclusivity policy incorporates a certain hesitation about anyone going by the name of Bunny, of any gender, but Bunny Guinness was talking our language on the subject of laying gravel at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/gardenprojects/11500134/The-ultimate-guide-to-choosing-gravel.html/ She wrote: In Japan, … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 91: GROW YOUR OWN FURNITURE

    Growing your own furniture is the sort of idea The Shed likes to take to bed and we might want to return to a report by Shane Hickey in one of the Guardian supplements of 28.3.15, from a … Continue reading

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