Gazing at glazing & kitchen mini-reveal

Things are quite literally taking off over at the house. We’ve ripped out carpets, kitchens, bathrooms, built-in furniture and what feels like miles and miles of wallpaper and got rid of one large asbestos pipe. The last big ticket item that had to go were our rotted and peeling single glazed windows in the kitchen.…

All around the world

I find it pretty amazing that in six short weeks of blogging this site has attracted visitors from all over the world. Current site visitors come from the following countries (most visitors first): United Kingdom; United States; Canada; Switzerland;  Ireland; Slovakia; France; Australia; Germany;  New Zealand; Spain; Israel; Republic of Moldova; Netherlands; Austria; Viet Nam;…

The lighter side of life

In recent weeks we’ve see asbestos removal, new boiler, pipe work for central heating and electrics – but the most visible difference is the plastering of the walls and ceilings in the house. When it is freshly applied, plaster is a dark brown, so this hasn’t been the most aesthetically pleasing look, but it certainly…