No more springs

Ikea lorry parked outside our house

Look who turned up early this afternoon (above): Mr and Mrs Ikea pulled up outside shortly before one-o’clock-and-time-for-lunch (see Genesis for details) and delivered our new mattress (below).

Our kingsize bed

I know that you can’t tell from the photograph alone, but that’s the most comfortable bed I’ve ever laid down upon in that whole bedroom. I forgot to take a photo before we made the bed.

It’s firm, it’s soft, it’s comfortable and no more dirty-great springs in my back at night. Happy Christmas, Jane! (That’s our Christmas present to one another: a mattress. Proving once and for all that we are definitely ‘grown-ups’!)

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 49 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert (INFP), I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, play mahjong, write, draw and laugh… Scrum master. Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and former warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

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