Beginning

The beginning of our build journey. From the initial architectural drawings and the arrival of our static caravan, to the first weeks of on site demolition.

Stopped in our tracks
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Stopped in our tracks

When you think you are almost there, think again! I feel like we’ve just hit a brick wall… After getting to the point where we are literally weeks away from starting work, with all plans finalised, building control signed off…

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Goodbye conservatory
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Goodbye conservatory

The day had come to say goodbye to our conservatory! To help us with this almighty task, my parents drove up from the south west in the hope that could dismantle the conservatory in a good enough state to be able…

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Our new home for the next 8 months…!
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Our new home for the next 8 months…!

Today we took ownership of our new home, albeit temporary, for whilst the renovation works take place on the house. Meet Atlas Florida, our 2001 three bed static caravan, with two toilets! This beauty arrived on our drive on 28th October,…

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Crash bang wallop!
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Crash bang wallop!

It was all hands to the deck this weekend as we smashed down the rotting garden shed on the front drive to make way for our temporary housing for when the building works start. The boys absolutely loved it, especially…

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Plan B
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Plan B

“Let’s work with what we’ve got” we said to ourselves…. which lead us to plan B; reworking the square footage that we have to better suit our lifestyle. The conservatory has always been a love-hate room (in the summer it…

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