We have back doors. It may be three months since the job started, but they are lovely – a greyish blue, and they slide! And don’t have huge windy gaps!
Super-hot day for our walk to the tarn and cove – so the going was slow to cater for hot dog (and people). The most interesting route involved sheep, cows and stiles, none of which […]
To Malham for the weekend with Marion and Maxie. Maxie has more luggage than Marion, and Marion has more luggage than me, I think. B&B is very nice and we walk to Gordale Scar the […]
Breaking my own rule, but only a little. Looking up through the glass floor of the roof garden Macmillan Centre.
Hannah proposed a visit to Snowshill – a National Trust arts-and-crafts manor house and gardens near Evesham. It’s a house after my own heart – Charles Paget Wade clearly never threw anything away. He was […]
Another essential thing to do – take the van across on the transporter bridge at Newport. It’s now a carefully restored tourist attraction, but lovely nonetheless.
A walk we had never done before, a circuit round he coast to Llangenith, over the downs and back via Llanmadoch. A perfect walk with a bit of everything – a swim… … and spectacular […]
Campervan weekend on the spur of the moment to Gower, one of Robin’s and my favourite places. The campsite behind the dunes had space, and the weather was stunning, although the nights were freezing. On […]
Four-and-a-half weeks into our five week job and the unpicking has uncovered stuff we guessed might be a problem and some surprises, like the party wall which wobbled when the builder leaned against it, and […]
One apex of our kitchen polyhedron (the others are in the top spare bedroom, the front room, Ricky’s bedroom and just about anywhere else). The corner of the back extension was removed while we were […]