List: MacGyvered Solutions to Dundee Difficulties

Mine:

  • Packing tape, a pre-existing nail in the wall, and shoe string to elevate the power strip behind my bed to a place where it can be accessed
  • Broken bricks from backyard rubbish heap to elevate the shelf behind my bed enough that the drawers can be accessed
  • Tesco delivery basket for laundry hamper
  • Sunflower oil to make the doors in the flat stop squeaking
  • Used yogurt container to plant basil
  • Carrier bags to transport potting soil that wouldn’t fit in the wheelie backpack
  • Baking soda, mattress bag and packing tape to mitigate the cabinet mold problem and protect my lungs
  • Broken bricks, cleaning cloths, mattress bag, and twist ties to make bookends

Alicia’s

  • Cleaning cloth and packing tape to make the clock in the living room not tick so loudly that everyone goes Tell-Tale Heart style insane
  • White paper, clear cellophane, and packing tape to create a whiteboard wall in her bedroom
  • Radiator drying rack and packing tape to make a spice rack in the kitchen
  • Tesco delivery baskets, netting, and clothes pins to make additional shelving in the kitchen
  • Wallpaper and tape to make a waterproof covering for the unfinished coffee table
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List: MacGyvered Solutions to Dundee Difficulties

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