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Duck’s back, Chilli and Pot Pourri…

…Speedwell, Buttermilk and Bell Bottom. Handsome got quite a bit of tiling done today. I think I love these multi-coloured tiles. He manages random pretty well too, I’m sure if I were doing it there would be secret patterns… Advertisements

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the naming of things

After much deliberation about which colours are which, and after trying to work it out by name (sea urchin? chrysanthemum?), and after accusations of Imperialism by Mama (I didn’t realise that they were red white and blue, I thought they … Continue reading

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at every turn

Is it just me? I had to go into two shops tonight after work – one was supermarketish (for carrots and celery and chocolate, I was only buying things starting with ‘c’ tonight) and the other was hardwareish (for door … Continue reading

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progress

I was really quite overwhelmingly (and possibly inappropriately) happy when the dishwasher made it back into the kitchen on Friday. I celebrated by running it twice in quick succession. We’ve got to Sunday night now, and we have a new … Continue reading

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the fantasy kitchen rebuild is not so make-believe any more

Our new kitchen came today… There had already been two phone calls before I left for work this morning, so I knew at that stage that the advance planning was underway. Luckily it seems to have all worked, so I … Continue reading

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oh blast, my credit card has exploded…

After several weeks of thinking, and planning and looking Handsome and I have finally committed ourselves to the actual purchase of the new kitchen. It was difficult. I had to ‘phone up the credit card company for permission to overspend, … Continue reading

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imminent collapse

When we bought this house, thirteen years ago, the kitchen was one of the things that mattered. At the time we had two small boys – Mouse was four and Hairy was seven – and I wanted a big room, … Continue reading

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