101 Uses for a Brompton: Redecorating

Brompton outside house

Although to be honest, it’s not all that handy with a wallpaper stripper (although it is rather decorative).

wallpaper stripping

Wallpaper. Why?

Now that we’ve got the keys to the house and started to take stock, it is revealing itself (in the words of the other half) as a magical box that contains an infinite number of DIY projects. He’s been working away at it fairly solidly but I’ve had a few other engagements which has made it helpful to be able to throw the Brompton in the boot of the car when we go up to the new house so that I can then ride off into town for meetings as needed.

road from the house

Downhill all the way

And I say ‘up to the new house’ advisedly. The direct route from the new house into Bigtown is a splendid no-need-to-turn-a-pedal downhill run complete with a prevailing tailwind. Riding home in the future may turn out to be a bit of a challenge…


4 Responses to 101 Uses for a Brompton: Redecorating

  1. commuterjohn says:

    Although a downward slope home after a hard days work or loaded with shopping is always the best, any slope is a pleasant benefit on a bike ride.

  2. disgruntled says:

    At least I will turn up in town looking reasonably fresh, if a little windswept

  3. Bob McLean says:

    Your new place is cute. Wallpaper in the garage though? Hadn’t seen that one before. Have fun!

  4. disgruntled says:

    The wallpaper isn’t in the garage – it’s in what will be my study…

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