Thursday, 10 May 2007


No, we didn't find any in the loft whilst MWM was clearing it, thank goodness.

However we did find the following:

2 portable televisions

A roll of carpet

A parasol - pity we forgot about that because we went and bought a new one for the garden only last week.

Lots of wood

Lever arch files - enough to kit out a small office

A Lilo

A huge bag of photoframes

A rocking horse

A sleeping bag

Various Xmas decorations that we didn't know we had

A hanging captains chair bought in Tenerife in 2001 which has never seen the light of day.

Hundreds of books

Various holdalls

and last but not least a fake dog turd! Don't ask!

Can I interest anyone?

Trips to the tip and the charity shop are planned for today, and I may put some things on ebay, but the scary thing is most of this stuff will be going back up in the loft once it's been insulated!

My knee
Thursday 10th May
Feeling better today.


CG said...

We had a loft conversion done and got rid of almost everything!! It was wonderfully liberating!

Akelamalu said...

MWM has his whole model train layout in the loft, the rest of the stuff could be got rid of. But, you know how it is - we just might need it!

Kim's Life said...

I have never ever owned a fake dog turd. Its not that I have anything against fake Dog Turds. I think you should keep it . Maybe one day you will need a fake dog turd. Not quiet sure when, but I would hate for you to say "You know I wish I didnt give that fake dog turd away".LOLOL

Akelamalu said...

Too late, son took it home and his dogs ate it!!!! He said it was made of papier mache. :(

Rhea said...

I have to admit it, I've actually owned a fake dog poop. It was made of plastic. I bought it at a joke shop for April Fools' Day.

Akelamalu said...

Aha another one! :)

la bellina mammina said...

fake dog turd...yikes!

I have a load of stuff sitting in the basement of my apartment in Italy - the thought of clearing the stuff in there is enough for me to put off the trip there next month!

Catch said...

My Gradnmother had a fake dog kids used to have so much fun with it. I hadnt thought of it for years till I read your post, thanks!!! My garage and basement are full of stuff....I always intend on going through it....~sigh~ but somehome never

Akelamalu said...

la bellina mammina
It's a daunting task, that's for sure!

Catch said...

somehow! not somehome

Akelamalu said...

Seems they have been quite popular! :)

ron said...

Morning Akelamalu!

I'll pay you 200 USD for the fake dog turd!

However, I can see from your comments...EVERYONE seems interested in it!

I think we should just "draw straws" (tee-hee)

Anyway, great feels so good to "clean out" doesn't it? It's a great lesson in "letting go" for new things to come!

Have a great day Akelamalu!

Be well,

Miss Understood said...

I think you should post the fake turd to the first person who asks for it. Then they should take a pic of themselves with it, and blog it, before sending it on to somebody else. You never know...your turd might make it all the way round the world!

Oh Damn...I just read it's been eaten. My good ideas never seem to work out!

GEWELS said...

o.k., not interested in the fake dog turd- I have more than enough of the real stuff around here.
But, by all means, HANG the captains church somewhere in your lovely garden. What a nice memory, I'm sure.
Knee seems to be progressing nicely!

It's a FLIP-FLOP World said...

Thanks for stopping by..I will let know that it is the back end of our cow here in SAvannah!! ((smile)). She has a ring on her tail. If you will look at my Monday blog you will see her whole body...just thought it would be fun..Sandy

Akelamalu said...

$200? Damn I knew I shouldn't have let my son take it! :)

Akelamalu said...

miss u
That was a really good idea, pity the dogs ate it!:(

Akelamalu said...

The Captains Chair was bought purposely to hang on the Pergola - that MWM hasn't built yet!!

Akelamalu said...

Ah another back end story!

Cream said...

Another episode of toilet humour, eh, Akelamalu?
Is this a new direction?

Ah! Just yesterday I bought a dozen Lever Arch files from Staples! If only I'd waited it...

It is really funny how much we all hoard throughout our lives. I used to keep everything, just in case!
But nowadays if I don't need it, it goes in the bin.

Queenie said...

Put me down for the hanging chair and the dog turd (think you played that trick on me). No spare train sets going then??

Queenie said...

Me again, see I'm to late for the dog turd, never mind I'll make my own!!

talj said...

Glad you managed to do some clearing out! Also great to hear your knee is doing well :o)

Akelamalu said...

You said you liked it! :) Tune in tomorrow.

Akelamalu said...

Me, play a joke on you? Never!

Akelamalu said...

Thanks. :)

"Early Bird" said...

Wow...sounds like you found a lot of stuff!

Akelamalu said...

early bird
We sure did!

Pearls of Wisdom said...

Hi! Sounds like you have been doing alot of work. I couldn't interest you in tea, lunch and helping sort through the relics in the basement? Don't over do for you knee. Hugs to you my friend.



Akelamalu said...

I didn't do any work, Oh Lordy NO! I supervised! I can come and supervise for you if you like?

Elween said...

opss,i was just about to ask about the fake dog turd....nevermind then! ha! :)

Akelamalu said...

Pay attention! :)

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