Category Archives: DIY

Today is Thursday 23rd June

It’s another hot one, and only 10am. Hubby has gone off for his blood test on his own as it’s just too hot in the car for Maya. After yesterday, he decided she needed some quality time as it must … Continue reading

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Today is Easter Monday, 18th April

It’s 5.30 in the afternoon now and we have been busy today so finally it’s time to unwind and relax. I’m not cooking today so we’re snacking on all things naughty, though my weigh in was a maintain this week … Continue reading

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We are done

The finishing touches and varnishes have been done and the kitchen is back in operation. I’ve had a little shifty around but not sure if it’s going to work yet, but overall, everything is finished and we are really pleased … Continue reading

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How the mitres fall……………..

What a day! After getting our trim and fittings, we have been hard at it in the kitchen all day……… or should I say Hubby has and I’ve been doing some much needed sorting out and organising of dreaded paperwork! … Continue reading

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Almost there

A musical interlude….. lovely images actually The cooker and hob are IN! Everything works and we are almost there as there are some trimmings and finishing touches to do. Our fitter moved the gas tap, fitted the hob in place … Continue reading

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A Productive Afternoon

We left home in plenty of time to allow for Saturday traffic and shoppers. It didn’t happen, and we arrived for the Swab half an hour early.  To be honest, I had to double check our text message as there … Continue reading

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Hubby finally has his Shed

Thursday 4th November The weather was not being kind, but at least the wind had dropped, so shortly after breakfast, we donned our yellow outfits and got outside to set to work. Tweaking the slabs wasn’t as bad as we … Continue reading

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Bolts, screws and hinges

Fence repairs hold a whole catalogue of memories, some amusing and some frustrating. Usually the weather is kind and we can do the job in a sensible time frame. Getting the four inch fence post and repair spike was straightforward … Continue reading

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Today is Tuesday 12th October

It is almost 6.30pm and I have just accessed my blog after a long and frustrating day. The good news is that Hubby’s hospital appointment went very well and he is being fast tracked for a CT scan and other … Continue reading

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Hubby’s Project: Launch!

We loaded Love a Duck in the washing basket ready to walk her down to the park lake using our sack trolley. We were meeting a friend there as he is a keen model maker (and was responsible for the … Continue reading

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