When Chris declared an interest in making ice sculptures, Martine offered the garage. After a few days Alex claimed the light in the garage was useless and moved to the attic. While the light proved satisfactory, it got too hot up there.
‘I need to work in the kitchen. Ideal lighting conditions, close to the big freezer.’
Martine considered clearing some space when Chris hauled down a chainsaw.
‘Where did that come from?’
‘Ebay. Right steal, too.’
‘Honey, I don’t want you wielding that.’
‘You wanted me to choose a better hobby, Mum. Your call: make-up or ice sculptures.’