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Curtains!

For some time now the only thing left to do on our extension has been a new pair of curtains for the bay window in the dining room (with new French doors out to the patio where the conservatory used to be). We had quite specific ideas about what sort …

Kitchen building

Our kitchen is now going in. We are going to have so much more space! We’re getting lots of drawers – we were initially a little dubious about the idea of keeping pots and pans in big drawers rather than cupboards, but we’re now quite sold on the idea. The sink …

Task list completed

Robin and I spent a wonderful few days in Spain last week, visiting his sister Agnes and her family.  We managed to get everything done that we wanted to: Eat oranges and lemons straight from the tree (Robin likes eating lemons when they’re that fresh – I could only manage …

Extension progress

I think that an abandoned blog is a very sad thing, so I’m going to try and kickstart this by talking a bit about the progress of our extension. So far we (or rather Robert Mason Contracts of Cupar) have demolished the garage and conservatory, made a surgical incision in …

Dishwasher broken

So now our dishwasher is completely broken. On Sunday night our fuses tripped. We isolated the problem circuit and turned everything there off before resetting it. We then turned them back on one at a time, but they all came on fine. Fifteen minutes later the fuses tripped again. We …