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Episode 153- In which we do some editing and consider what happened to the Great British Pub

I am of the opinion that moving countries and downsizing both your life and your house is not so much stressful as Profoundly Mentally Taxing. I have this button here that allows me to preview changes before I post. Now … Continue reading

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Episode 137 – Moody hues

So, Trev’s light finished floor , off white ceiling, and pale putty panelling have changed the way the light moves around this long room dramatically. The kitchen cabinetry , corner cupboard, chairs and bench will all be enrobed in off … Continue reading

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More paint finishes revealed

The Electrician and the EDF guys revealed some more old paint colours in what will be the atelier. Originally our electric supply came into the cave ; not very practical or pretty in what will be a guest bedroom. Not … Continue reading

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Episode 134 – Small room, big headache

It’s a bit of a pain,  the deuxième étage shower room. It has basically looked like this since we demolished the wall that divided the tulip bedroom in half; one side then a dark box save for the tiny dirty skylight … 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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Episode 99 – Project mis-management

Renovation, restoration, prevarication If you are thinking of trying to mastermind a property project from another country, which you can only visit to oversee about six times a year (for a few days) using guys who don’t speak your native … Continue reading

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