I came to the realisation after my last blog that unless I’m physically removed from the house, I can’t stop. There’s always a wall that needs painting, skirting to mitre, continual de-dusting and umpteen other DIY jobs that we need to do at the moment. And for every moment I’m in the house, all I… Continue reading Take me away
Two back. Last week we had the damp contractors back in to rectify a problem that had started emerging round the fireplace in the basement. It turns out that there was a tiny piece of sand in the crevasse between the edge of the fireplace and where they’d damp proofed, which allowed the damp to… Continue reading One step forwards…
The last couple of months has been a real drag. Not so much in terms of life. Life is good. The weather has been incredible, we’ve used the kayak more than ever, been on hen parties, mini breaks, stag do’s and just generally been making the most of summer. But unfortunately this has meant… Continue reading Summer lovin’
You could look at it that the windows contractors cut off our internet almost a week ago and it’s still not been fixed, or that the damp work ended up costing more to fix a wonky door frame, or the electricians not having started to switch over to the new wiring yet and the plastering… Continue reading Turning block
*Damn I’m a bad blogger… here’s what I meant to upload a week ago after I wrote this on my flight out to Copenhagen… there’s a bit more of an update but I’ll share this with you later this week!..*
Almost 7 weeks in and we’ve pretty much spent what was our budget for Project #1. That’s crazy!
It all started today. The big expensive jobs. Actual real progress (I hope!). I’ve been in London and Tom’s been in Manchester but he was there at 7:30am to let the electrician and his team in and give them our brief + 101 questions from me that I forgot to ask before.