Linen cupboards then and now

Linen cupboards have exercised my mind lately. It started when my friend, writer Louise Allan, re-posted a Facebook memory about sheets she had folded meticulously. She said, I think with  tongue in cheek,

The epitome of housewifeliness — folding the sheets so you can’t tell the difference between the fitted and flat ones.

 

Linen cupboards

Linen cupboards

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Housework – can it assist creativity?

Housework may not assist creativity for everyone. Some people tell me they thrive on chaos.

For  me housework is itself a creative activity. I find it very satisfying. Every week, when my house is clean and pretty, I feel as if I’ve created a glimpse of a peaceful paradise. Continue reading