'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Through the Kitchen Glass, Brightly.


  1. Hmmmm,if you need to clean your kitchen window to make it really bright did you know you can use old scrunched up newspapers - for some reason they work really well.

  2. : > ) Would it be bridge too far to add that vinegar also has a role to play in obtaining the best window cleaning outcome. This is what I do - In a spray bottle, mix 50% distilled vinegar (white) and 50% tap water. For extremely grimy glass, prewash with very soapy water, then go to the vinegar spray.

    It is a well known fact that really, really bright photographs are possible if taken through very, very clean windows?

  3. Hi kate been busy? For the best result on old glass: use Cerium oxide paste. It is a professionally used material to polish glass to get rid of all corrosion and (light) scratches on window panes.

  4. I have been busy Ben! I am slowly catching up on all my correspondence and chores…
    Thanks for the tip. Where would I find that substance? The previous owners sprayed something harsh (for siders, he said, but he was a chemist and I think it was something else) and my windows have spots that have been there for 22 years despite my efforts with newspaper, vinegar and mentholated spirits…


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