I didn’t go car booting on Sunday, and I haven’t found any fabulous charity shop bargains to show you lately, so you’ll have to make do with this: my new fly curtain!
Much as I love summer, one thing I really HATE about it is the flies – and living in the countryside and close to several farms, we get A LOT of flies. And they drive me mad. But I’ve always thought of fly curtains as either those revolting plastic multi-coloured affairs, or else horrible chainlink rattling things, neither of which I could countenance hanging up in front of my door.
So I did a bit of investigation and found this on eBay – it’s basically a voile panel cut into ribbons, so although it has a bit of look of a net curtain about it, it’s not overly offensive. And it only took a bamboo pole and two screws and it was up. And can be taken down equally easily.
And best of all, it’s keeping those flies out.