Tag Archives: furniture

The most wanted list – qu’est-ce que l’on veut?

So, what’s the old stuff we all want these days? I may not be able to give you the definitive answer to this burning question, but I can reveal the top five UK best sellers that the third quarter of … Continue reading

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Episode 150 – Go

Yes, this blog has been very quiet of late. I have had a lot of thinking to do. It’s tiring doing that, the day job, stock hunting, the finishing flourishes to Trevor’s furniture……. Last Wednesday  was Decision Day. We have … Continue reading

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Quandaries -the buffet- update

              So, I dredged up the photo above-left-, which is the only photo I had of the QB (Quandary Buffet) taken when we bought it. Surrounded by stuff. Next time we saw it was … Continue reading

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Flipping Furniture Finds with Fabulous French Finishes

I have posted about Trevor being bored since taking redundancy last year. “What” I asked him “do you want to do with yourself now, apart from driving me to distraction?” “Something completely different from what I was doing before; with … Continue reading

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Episode 136 – In which Trevor takes a well earned break

I’ ve tried and tried to get in the whole new floor but the room is too long and the sun at the back window  makes it all look shinier than it is. So these pics are the Best I … Continue reading

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Penultimate day in France..and we block the street yet again

We go back to UK tomorrow. The weather gods are teasing me with glorious blue skies and sunshine. Trev would like you all to know that it’s 33° on the terrace We have just taken delivery of the bulk of … Continue reading

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Episode 125- Farewell my lovelies, à très bientôt

Last week we waved goodbye to a pile of stuff destined for the French house as it started it’s epic journey to the far Aude valleys. We will all be reunited  very soon; and if I can get the junk … Continue reading

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