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Friday French Property P**n – chambres brutes

Remember this snippet of a stone fireplace  from an earlier  post? Well I found a wider view at- athoughtfuleye.files.wordpress.com see below-plus this very rough and raw bathroom- Actually my downstairs shower room looks a lot like this right now (minus … Continue reading

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La cheminée, le cœur de la pièce- or, why the fireplace is key

I’m not dictating what you should do Chez Vous, but for me, the fireplace in any room is key. Left-  from linen & lavender – lifestyle I have two woodburning stoves to fit at the French village house; but if … Continue reading

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Episode 126 part (1) – October progress, yes, we did a bit, quite a bit actually

Yes we did a bit in France, and here is the first instalment. I finished the painted skirtings in marmotte#3 and Liberon lime wax so if I swish a damp mop over the finished floors (not done yet) it won’t … Continue reading

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From France- one corner looking ok

A little snippet of a snap showing one corner of our rapidly improving French salon. The eclectic mix of objects captured here says quite a lot about us. The “temporary” music centre Trev bought THE MINUTE we completed on the … Continue reading

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