I’ve been given three pots of paint, from a friend. It’s given me some motivation to look at my bathroom again. I’ve painted it lilac.

There’s some really damp, wet that has been getting into the walls.

I managed to put some reinforcements in, to try to protect the wall.

To prevent it from getting worse.

I’ve enjoyed my day, the physical aspect to reaching up to paint the tall ceilings, using a broom with the roller tied onto it.

I must have wiped down the floor from paint spills five times today.

A neighbour said its the landlords job to do it.

My dad said landlord was supposed to have rewired the place too.

I ploughed on with the painting, grateful for the good quality, calming colour.

I’m really pleased with it all.

Another neighbour said it showed off my design skills.

The first neighbour replied later, he said ‘try to rise above your disappointments, if you can.