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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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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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one is flat and practical and the other is hilly and abstract

The new floor looks like this… Cat showing off new kitchen floor but more importantly, the Pentlands today looked like this… Pentlands 1 Mar 2010 Pentlands 2 Mar 2010 It was a gorgeous day to be out walking.

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afterwards we’ll have to put it all back again

I have a fridge, freezer and dishwasher in my dining room (on plastic sheeting); the washing machine and tumble dryer are in the loo next to the back door; all the washing baskets and shoes and doormats and the boards … Continue reading

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continuing the saga

Tonight when we got home from work (in a courtesy car, as ours is in the garage overnight because they booked it in on the wrong day) we moved the fridge and the dishwasher and peeled back the lino on … Continue reading

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something nasty under the floorboards

Over the last week or so I have been aware of a smell in the kitchen and utility room area. I obsessively emptied bins, cleaned the filter in the dishwasher, checked cupboards and then got Handsome to check under cupboards. … Continue reading

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