Monthly Archives: July 2012

Filling the house

At the moment, the house is rapidly filling with boxes thanks to the hard work of Ben, his dad and some very wonderful friends. I don’t know when we suddenly acquired so much stuff!  We’ve decided to fill the house … Continue reading

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Red light district

Last night Bernard and Ben put up the light shades in the kitchen. I’d been very tempted to do it myself during the day and stopped myself. They said they needed to get the big boxes out of the way … Continue reading

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Building inspector

23rd July We received the best wedding anniversary present that we possibly could yesterday. The building inspector was happy with all the work and said that we could move in. This was the answer to so many fervent prayers, not … Continue reading

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Curtains

21st July Sorry, the photos aren’t great quality but this marked the hanging of the first curtains. We’ve got the majority of our rails from the Ilminster Warehouse and we really like them. These gorgeous curtains came with Mum and … Continue reading

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All cleaned up

21st – 23rd JULY As the van for emptying storage was booked for the 24th, we realised that we needed to get the house into a fit state to move furniture into – also, the building inspector was due to … Continue reading

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Carpets

The 17th July was a momentous day. The carpets went down. The transformation of the house began the weekend before when we needed to do some serious work emptying rooms and cleaning up. Ben spent quite a bit of time … Continue reading

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Handrail

JULY Building regs require a banister up the stars, which seemed a shame in some way because our stairs looked quite clean and simple. However, Ben chose a really classy-looking rail that fits with the tone of the house – … Continue reading

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