52 in 52: Do a jigsaw puzzle

Jigsaw puzzle
The puzzle

Let me tell you, when I selected this one I had images of relaxing with a cuppa, and it would be over within an hour.

How wrong I was!

We had just gotten back from our camping trip, when I found under the bed an old puzzle that Mario had been given, but not put together. It’s a combination of the popular Top Gear character, the Stig, and a Where’s Wally puzzle (see a copy of the puzzle online here). There’s 1000 pieces, and is 79cm x 49cm.

When I first started putting it together I'd put it on a mirror that we have, but quickly realised that would be too small. I didn't want to put it on the kitchen table since it would take up room where we eat every night, and we didn't have any other suitable surfaces. The floor it was. I also didn't want to put it on the floor upstairs in the spare room, since that meant I'd be spending considerable time upstairs, being antisocial. So, the floor in the main area it was. [...]  read more

52 in 52: weekly round up week 1

52 things in 52 weeks
Jigsaw puzzle

First Sunday of 2015, and time for my first update on my 52 in 52 list. The plan is that every Sunday I will write an update on what has been newly completed, and what’s under way. This will hopefully keep me on track for a 100% succession rate!

Completed:

None (yet)

Underway:

Do a jigsaw puzzle

While I was cleaning today, I found a jigsaw puzzle at Mario’s place, a perfect opportunity to put together a jigsaw puzzle without having to output any dollars to buy one! It had never been opened before, so with his permission, we cracked open the box and dumped the pieces on the floor. [...]  read more