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Trials and tribulations…

I am aware that in the time of a global pandemic my little project has little importance. But that does not stop it from being a source of anxiety and stress. The week started sweetly with a significant delivery of plaster – multifinish used for skimming and hardwall for… hardwall(!) – after placing the order […]

No rest…

I thought my week would be very restful and cool. In a hot, hot week I am back in Bristol and sleeping in a proper bed, in a cool flat. Joy! But most of my plans went awry. It was always going to be a week of admin. Lots of bills due to be paid; […]

Quick, quick, slow….

Stop. That’s what it feels like. One moment nothing seems to be moving on. Then there are significant changes. Then we stop. We had to order a further 22 sheets of plasterboard this week as the previously delivered 190 sheets were all used up. This seems an extraordinary amount of plasterboard needed for one property. […]

What’s the definition of a house..?

I don’t mean the word. I mean the feeling. I think I know. It’s a collection of rooms with walls that you cannot walk through – all courtesy of sheet after sheet of plasterboard. With a huge amount of effort we almost have a house – apart from the fact there are no bathrooms, kitchen, […]


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2 thoughts on “Home

  1. One from (or two including Clive) who has already started on their “New Build” down in St Ives ….. DON’T DO IT!!!!
    Of course, you will!
    Good luck – won’t start sharing yet in case it frightens you off! But will follow with interest.
    Lots of love
    Sue and Clive xxxx

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