Well hello hottie!

Lurking in the deepest darkest corners of our manky garage is one fine looking beast. With a name like Valliant how could it not get our fires burning? Ignore the wires, the damp flaking walls, the plethora of pipes and gaze on its condensing majesty. Advertisements

The heat is on!

As usual a lot of work went on at Auchenard this week – however most of it wasn’t visible. The new pipes were being installed for the heating system, and that takes place under the floorboards. A lot of the boards were lifted when the electrics were being installed there wasn’t much more damage to…

Confessions of a shopaholic

I have to admit that I have been sucked in by the Dailymail side bar once or twice. I am trying to break free of the habit but I couldn’t help noticing all the shopaholic stories. You know the ones where women are standing in rooms full of clothes showing off their shopping bags: Well…