Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Spring Cleaning

"I think what we're doing is called spring cleaning," I say

"Yes," says Ailz. "Bad isn't it!"

The DVDS that were filling a downstairs cupboard are now filling an upstairs bookcase I emptied earlier. This frees up the downstairs cupboard for kitchen stuff- which makes sense.

We've given away one of the three sets of binoculars we'd somehow accumulated.

We're filling bags for the charity shop.

And I'm finally parting company with the heavy-duty English-New Testament Greek dictionary that my theological college was chucking out and I took pity on. It smells deliciously of incense...
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