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The joy of baking

Having said farewell and good luck to the departing graduates, Mirinda had to give a little speech of welcome to the new intake today. It meant a train into town at 3pm for a 15 minute speech, then a train … Continue reading

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More Mr Granite

Due to a silly design, a piece of our brand new worktop came loose. Not enough to fall off but enough to look pretty bad. It was the thin section that sits in front of the hob.  Fortunately, it’s never … Continue reading

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I don’t believe it!

Joan Rivers died today. She was 81. In her own words: “On my bucket list, my No. one is: wake up.” I guess she didn’t. However, I’m happy to report that Day-z’s fear of the terrace appears to have gone. … Continue reading

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Extraction

No-one turned up this morning. It was all a bit quiet. I guess they were all busy somewhere else. By lunchtime, I’d had enough with waiting for someone to come and fix the extractor fan so I rang Optiplan. Tracey … Continue reading

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Disaster strikes

Today we struck a major problem. It’s to do with the kitchen. The sexy extractor fan has been installed too low. And not by a little bit. It needs to go up at least 350mm. This means taking it down … Continue reading

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Lee returns

It was all a bit mundane today. Work progressed and I, basically, kept out of the way. Clive managed to finish all the full blocks down the side, leaving half brick holes, ready for cutting and setting tomorrow. He really … Continue reading

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Mr Granite

I can’t believe how ungrateful our roses are. To be completely fair, it’s only the purple roses. To be precise, the bush that used to sit outside the kitchen window and had the most divine scent. When I moved it, … Continue reading

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Gardening at last

I should mention that Dave the Builder has gone away to France for a couple of weeks. For that reason, I’m going over to the house every day. Just to keep an eye on things and be on hand for … Continue reading

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Kitchen installation

Mirinda and Bob dropped me off at the house at 8am this morning in time to meet the kitchen installer (Lee) as they headed into town. Mirinda was going to work while Bob was heading back to Greenwich. I met … Continue reading

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Perfect plucking

Once in a while, the Farnham Maltings put on lunchtime concerts on a Saturday. We haven’t been before but today they had a classical guitarist, studying at the Trinity College of Music, and Mirinda really wanted to check out his … Continue reading

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