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Archives for May 2012

Sheldon Update

Well... as suspected Sheldon's nomadic behaviour is escalating... he has wandered of twice this week already. He disappeared straight after dinner on Wednesday night, and Thursday morning - on the off chance - we checked out Meadowlands Rd... I rattled his tin, and if he was there at all,  expected to hear him before we saw him so was a bit surprised to see a head pop up out of a drain just … [Read more...]

Property Maintenance Ponderings

I'm quite new to the rental game... it has been many years since I have been a tenant and I am a little bemused by the whole concept and process of rental property maintenance. In order to get the most out of any property, some level of maintenance is required.  No matter how careful you are, or how new and fresh the property is, there will always be things that break, wear out, or just don't … [Read more...]

Sheldon Returns

So... after another 6 days Sheldon has been found again.  We got a call this evening that he had wandered into the back yard of a family just off Meadowlands Rd... a mere 100 meters from where he was found last time. It appears that he has found a new "favourite spot", so with a bit of luck the next time he wanders off we will know where to look. In anticipation of of ongoing wanderings, I … [Read more...]

The Dishwasher Saga – should it really be this hard?

I've never really been a great fan of dishwashers.  We tend not to use that many dishes and I usually find it quicker and easier to wash them by hand anyway.  I also think it is a good discipline for the kids, to get involved with "washing the dishes". However, as a part of the rental agreement, we were assured that a new dishwasher would be installed. We were promised this would be done before … [Read more...]