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Day off, materials only

Small hiccough with the bathroom involving a shower control and a floorboard. All rectified and drying out nicely, so it was a case of measuring up for waste pipe and getting the shower tray out of the packaging for inspection … Continue reading

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Bathroom Project Day 7

Well, Wednesday has started like any other Wednesday with reading the meters. Gas and electricity are both up, the former because it’s been so damn cold this past week and the electric because we have been hoovering two or three … Continue reading

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Bathroom Project Day 5

It had to happen. Hubby hit a tilt today which has put us back a little. The floor where the shower tray is going to go isn’t level.  We already knew that, but what we didn’t realise is that is … Continue reading

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Bathroom Project Day 4

With the tiles and old adhesive off the walls, the next job was plastering. Hubby is the first to admit that this is not his favourite job or one he is particularly good at, but his efforts today are great … Continue reading

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Good job we checked

Our delivery had been promised at around 11am and the guy in the van pulled up on our drive at 11.02. He was one of the nicest people we have ever met and nothing was too much trouble as he … Continue reading

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Flooring Update

Funny how when you go looking for something in particular you can never find it, but come across something else you were after some time ago. I said here that our flooring problem would hopefully be sorted by the end … Continue reading

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Veg project part 1

Following success with our veg plot in the cottage, who would’ve thought that there was so much to take into account for putting a couple of trays on the boat roof to grow a bit of veg! After discussing what … Continue reading

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Winter cometh

Our old friend Condensation is back with a vengeance, and by means of celebration, the dehumidifier was brought in from the cold bow. Thankfully, it still works. This means that our electricity bill will start to increase and our sunny … Continue reading

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