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Waiting and weeding

Emma does this thing where she runs up to other dogs and invites them to play. She runs up to them (but not too close), goes down on her front legs, wagging her tail like an aircraft prop and barks. … Continue reading

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Sparky and the plumbers

Today, being a Wednesday, was house and site meeting day. It was slightly different to normal as I had to take a suitcase full of our possessions over as well as Day-z. Day-z was very fortunate in not having to … Continue reading

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Moving doors

I had to go to the house today. It was to tell Paul and Clive about the laundry door being in the wrong place. Dave the Builder told me (via email because he’s on holiday in Turkey) they could easily … Continue reading

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Making a difference

Last week, I found the house quite depressing. I’m not sure why. I think it was a combination of things. This week it all changed. Things were looking a lot brighter. A large part of the change was the long … 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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Back in the real world

I’ve had a day full of admin, it feels like. What with builders and banks and bewildering amounts of documentation to take care of, it’s almost like I was back at work. Of course, there was time to Skype with … Continue reading

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Dates and builders

Today was a very important morning. I met with Dave, the Builder to discuss last minutes bits and bobs and to decide on a start date. Most of my questions (which were actually Mirinda’s) were things to be taken up … Continue reading

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Rubble and bubs

Jo, my cousin, became a grandmother today. Her daughter, Shannon, gave birth to a baby girl, Bella. I don’t think Jo is old enough to be a granny. However, this made me think of Beth. Beth is Jo’s sister and, … Continue reading

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Spitting

Tonight, just as Nicktor and I left the Albion after a lovely dinner and couple of pints, the heavens opened up and showered us in very heavy rain. There was thunder, lightning and torrential, very unEnglish rain. We managed to … Continue reading

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Continuing the trades

Today we had a visit from Glen (his real name…I know because he gave us his card). He’s a builder. For ages we have tossed up between getting an extension and moving. The last time we thought about an extension, … Continue reading

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