Monthly Archives: March 2014

Museum day

Finally, after such a long time and determination, I visited the Museum of London, Docklands this morning. And what a brilliant museum it is. Having dropped Mirinda off at the ferry, I wandered around to the closest Starbucks for my … Continue reading

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Back to Farnham

There was me, thinking I’d be nicely ensconced at Canary Wharf for, at least, a few days. How silly. I didn’t manage to finish everything yesterday so, this morning, I had to take a train back home to finish off … Continue reading

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Living in London

There’s something quite special about going to the theatre in the West End and getting a taxi home afterwards. None of that squeezing into disgusting Saturday night Tube trains then having to put up with the drunk run to Farnham … Continue reading

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Steel beam

As I left for the shops, Paul the Brickie, Clive and Robbie (who drives the truck), were seeing how heavy the steel beam was. Paul and Robbie tried lifting it on their own with much grunting and shrieks of masculine … Continue reading

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It’s a door

What an odd weather day it was. When the sky was grey and leaden, it didn’t rain but once the clouds parted and a bit of sun shone through, it poured with rain. After lunch, I was sitting in the … Continue reading

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The wall is joined

Finally! The extension is attached to the house. Paul and Clive worked tirelessly all day joining the wall on the Crazies side, to the back of the house. They all turned up while I was up the shops. I met … Continue reading

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Bathroom and study

First thing, I sent off a list of the bathroom units we wanted to John at the bathroom shop. While the actual bathroom and layout is not changing, everything in it, is. We are seriously not going to recognise our … Continue reading

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Replacement

Not a lot to report today. The builders didn’t turn up and I spent most of the day in the house, packing and chucking. I am truly amazed at how much stuff we’ve managed to conceal in our tiny house … Continue reading

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Sky ice

Having spent the night at the flat, I was part of the surprisingly crowded Sunday morning move out of the city. Or rather, out of Canary Wharf into the city. I left at 8am and was amazed at the amount … Continue reading

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Long boats and Weasels

The last time I went to the British Museum with the Weasels, it was to see the Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition. At the time, I complained that it was too crowded, making it very difficult to appreciate the whole thing. … Continue reading

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