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Projects 2015: The Table

I’ve just got back from an epic 3-week holiday that started on a canal boat in Oxford and ended with a road trip around to Scotland. I’ve driven 2,000 miles in less than a week and I actually feel like I need to take another break to recover from doing so much! I’ll write a […]

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Projects 2015: Progress report on the Apartment

For the past month we’ve been working every day on the apartment and we’ve made so much progress! The new stairs are in place, the bathroom is completed and the furniture has been slowly arriving. Actually, the only thing left to do is fit the kitchen. The first job was to have the stairs fitted. A huge […]

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Projects 2015: The Apartment

By far the most ambitious project that we are undertaking this year is to convert the older part of the house into a self-contained apartment. This apartment will be used by visiting friends and family and we may even consider letting it out when it’s finished. The gist of the plan is that we will block […]

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Projects 2015: The Fish Pond

A few weeks ago I told you all about the five projects that we have planned for the year and that one of those projects was that we were going to cut down the bamboo tree and put a fish pond with a fountain in its place. We thought long and hard about the plan and […]

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5 Projects That We Have Planned For 2015

Looking back on last year I feel that we did a lot of small rather than big projects around the house, such as fitting the new wood burner and giving the pool room a face-lift. We did a lot of painting last year—and I mean a lot of painting. We did have to put a brand new roof on […]

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