• An Indian Inspired Dinner Party

    Now, you’ll have to excuse the significant lack of photographs from my Indian inspired …

  • Bespoke Curtains

    After almost two years with no curtains or blinds in our ‘formal lounge’ (I use …

  • Family Skiing – Val Claret, Tignes

    Those who follow me on Instagram will have seen that I spent a week with …

  • A Formal Lounge

    For a long time, I have wanted to create a space for the adults – a …

  • Things are never simple…
    Middle

    Things are never simple…

    What could go wrong when doing a house renovation you ask…? Well, a lot! Since the episode of the red bricks we have come across a number of “obstacles” which have all tried to test our stress levels, and cash…

    View Post
    Red blo*dy bricks!
    Middle

    Red blo*dy bricks!

    Sorry for the lack of a build updates recently. Things have been rather tense after coming to terms with the fact that the bricks used on the extension are not a good match to the existing. The issue with them…

    View Post
    A momentous day!
    Middle

    A momentous day!

    Evening all, It’s been a while since my last post (18 days in fact) and this is solely because very little has happen during this time. Thankfully, we rectified the issue that was our incorrect plans and were able to proceed…

    View Post
    Good news, we are back on track!
    Middle

    Good news, we are back on track!

    Thankfully we have found a solution to our structural dilemma. Our engineer has confirmed that the external leaf of the new cavity walls for bedroom 3 can be supported on 10mm steel plates. Beams D1 and D2 are to be…

    View Post
    Utter Dismay
    Middle

    Utter Dismay

    We have suddenly found ourselves in a position that we really do not want to be in. Our plans are incorrect. On Saturday, as our builder measured up for the new steels, he realised that there was an issue with…

    View Post

    Subscribe to my Blog via Email

    Enter your email address to subscribe to my blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.