Getting the bathroom done
Mar20

Getting the bathroom done

Regular readers will know I have waited SO LONG to get my ensuite bathroom refurbished. We’re not just talking about replacing the suite here, everything needed doing.  My house was built in 1987 and the pink bathroom was original. We used the shower in our first few weeks here (while the upstairs bathroom was done) and haven’t used it since, because it was BOILING. The toilet hasn’t flushed for the past nine months...

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The ever-changing kitchen
Apr03

The ever-changing kitchen

Our kitchen has been changing since January. That’s when the wall was knocked down to make the kitchen and dining room a big open-plan space and we just lost the wall cupboards on that wall. At that point, we weren’t sure when work would start on the kitchen proper, so we started to get prepared. First, my husband moved some crockery and some of our food into the utility. And I spent the next two weeks going to the wrong...

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Smashing the kitchen wall down
Jan26

Smashing the kitchen wall down

Before we moved into our house, getting the kitchen done was my husband’s number one priority. The kitchen was, and is, a 1980s nightmare. I’m pretty sure that the cupboards are the exact same ones which were in my mum and dad’s house when they bought it in 1981. Which they removed in 1991. Our house was built in 1987, to what was then a pretty high spec. But nothing was done to it for 27 years and to say it looked...

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Project 365 2015: Week 4
Jan24

Project 365 2015: Week 4

This week I didn’t have my usual worries about whether I’d taken enough photos, whether I’d taken good enough photos or which photo I was going to choose. Because this week was about one thing and one thing only – knocking down the kitchen wall, in preparation for our new kitchen in a few weeks. So here’s our week in pictures… Day 18 – Sunday 18th January – this was my favourite picture...

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