It is now Day 13 of being locked in the house with my nearest and dearest and I am starting to (gently) lose it…
One of the many things that is driving me (slightly) potty is the sheer amount of mess that is being created by all my housemates. The wood burning stove and hairy ginger cat are probably the main culprits but having Mr.H coming in and out of his workshop dropping steel and sawdust plus the stupid son trailing mud all day long is definitely adding to it.
But help is at hand! I have my brilliant carpet sweeper. No electrics, no battery, nothing to break. I’ve had it for years now and it is bloody marvellous. I’ve bought one for a friend who had two small children and a large dog and one for my dad to save him bending down with a dustpan and brush.
It deals with bits of kindling, hay, straw, cat hair, peas, mud - you name it it sweeps it up before it is simply emptied into the compost. It is so easy to use that even the stupid teenage son can operate it. And if he doesn’t, I can always unscrew the handle and use it to belt him with
Ps, yes this is an Amazon affiliate link but yes, I do have one and yes, it is marvellous!