I had a recent client commission to build a large bin store to house four wheelie bins. For this job I decided on larch wood due to its suitability for out door use, and that it is locally harvested by Greater Manchester Tree Station. Continue reading “Large Bin Store Project”
I did a bit of cardboard template making today, to decide how to make the mounting brackets for the transmission. Continue reading “Making a transmission mount.”
Due to a rotten night’s sleep I needed to do something physically challenging, and mentally stimulating, to keep me awake. And as it wasn’t raining this afternoon it was a chance to work on the car again. Continue reading “Making the Transmission mount”
Given a few days of work or rain, and rain and work, there was a break in the weather today, Sunday afternoon, I did a little bit more work on the conversion. Continue reading “Transmission located”
Sarah and Harriet were walking into town to find Harriet some new clothes. After Harriet abandoned all the dresses and figure hugging clothes Marie liked her to wear she was getting a bit short of normal clothes, and was wearing the same things for too long before laundry day came around again. Continue reading “Chapter Seven”
After a ten month pause, I have finally started to tackle the conversion again and decided to attempt a trial fit of the transaxle. Continue reading “Trial fit of transaxle”
“Do you have any plans for the day, Harriet?” Adam asked as he brought some tea into the living room.
Harriet had spent the last few days reading and doodling in her sketch book. Some days she was in her room on the bed, other times curled up on the living room sofa. Harriet was slowly retreating into herself and though she was vaguely aware that it was happening she wasn’t fighting it. Continue reading “Chapter Six”
Harriet met up with Sarah at her ‘Stor-It’ box to tidy up her hastily placed tools and timber. She had walked there but found Sarah had already arrived in her car and had parked in the customer parking area. Continue reading “Chapter Five”
The mission to move Harriet was going well.
Marie stayed in the café, mainly because she was short staffed without Harriet but also because Amanda had made sure that those of Harriet’s friends who were not needed for the move were in the café being difficult customers and keeping the place busy with low value but awkward orders. Continue reading “Chapter Four”
Harriet decided, after spending a couple of nights at Adam’s and a painful shift at the café, that she was better off finally cutting her losses. Marie was horrible at work, blaming Harriet for everything that went wrong, falsely accusing her of being rude to a customer, reprimanding her openly… Continue reading “Chapter Three”