Bathroom nightmares

Gordon Ramsay ain’t got a thing on this bathroom nightmare! The bathroom wasn’t in great condition when we bought the house but at least it was functional. Now ? – not so much! For all those of you with a delicate constitution – please look away now. This the site of the former built-in cupboard: …

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…

Getting wired!

We have been making pretty remarkable progress on the house – but a legal and charitable ball took up most of our weekend and we had a couple of visitors to Auchenard. Paul & Rose visited with their wonderful son Owen. He has the most energy I think I’ve ever seen in a kid, I…