I always dreamt of having one.
Right from when I was a kid. To me, it was the most exciting thing that one could possibly have in a house. I longed to be an adult so I could get one and prove myself a man.
No – not a drinks cabinet. I got one of those ages ago, and it did make me feel manly. I filled it with exotic bottles to offer people when they came round, and made sure that I locked it each time I closed the door. (Just in case).
No – not curtains that open and close using a piece of rope, rather than the common ‘manual draw’ method. We had those in our last residence, and I realised that they were false gods – fools’ gold on the road to furniture Nirvana.
I finished it at the weekend, and I am beside myself with excitement. It’s just... it’s just... no – I cannot think of a better phrase. It’s just “like – so cool”.
I’m very busy this morning, especially as I have to keep stopping work to get up and look at it.
So I’ll tell you all about it tomorrow.