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Episode 161- the kitchen ceiling, inspiration from 13th century Domaine at Luc-sur-Aude

You remember the horrible kitchen ceiling?  The one I demolished and then started wondering about half way through if the insulation tile was asbestos? horrible kitchen ceiling post In common with most old and some new French houses, the ceilings … Continue reading

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The horrible kitchen ceiling – more quandaries

Well, that’s a surprise. The underside of the ceiling looks pretty good cleaned off. As this side of the house was half a barn till roughly adapted by the addition of a floor and window sixty years ago, this is … Continue reading

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Episode 117- Re-purposing old original doors

http://robbinsrealtygroup.com/2015/04/17/barn-door/ I have been obsessing for ages about what to do with the old cave door-below – https://coteetcampagne.wordpress.com/2013/11/28/episode-16-the-doors-part-1/ ‎ It doesn’t fit, the wind blows around and through it and there is insufficient light coming through the two dinky little … Continue reading

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