Monthly Archives: August 2006

Mum’s 15 seconds of fame

My mum was on TV last night, drinking in the Woolpack!   A couple of friends from her Operatic society do quite a bit of work as extras.  They usually frequent the Rover’s Return rather than the Woolpack, but when … Continue reading

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Week 7 of loft conversion

We were initially told it would take 7 weeks to complete the conversion and after 7 weeks we’re almost there.  The plumbers have held things up and they finally completed the first fix this week.  Dean tiled the shower enclosure whilst … Continue reading

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Feeling old

I’ve felt very old today for a number of reasons:   1. I went out for a jog on Saturday for the first time in a couple of years and after a 15 minute trot followed by an ever so sensible 5 … Continue reading

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All white now

We’ve made more progress than the workmen during week 6.  As you can see from the shots it looks quite good in white.  We’ve found a few patches that we would like the plasters to help us with, in particular … Continue reading

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We knew that the loft conversion was going to trigger a large amount of decorating but 5 days into our painting and the full scale of the task is starting to dawn on us.  As well as the new bedroom, bathroom … Continue reading

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Week 5 of loft conversion

Some more progress this week but it’s going to take another couple of weeks to finish off.  We’re still waiting on plumbers to do their bit; they turned up for an hour on Thursday, had a cup a soup but … Continue reading

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