Bathrooms, only second to Kitchens in terms of expense. When I first saw the picture, I thought that I’d be able to install a bath instead of the shower. I’ve always preferred having a bath to a shower, must be the European in me ! When I had the pump installed, I asked the plumber […]Read more "The Bathroom"
I hope that everyone had a great Christmas and will have a fabulous 2016. I spent Christmas at my sister’s and we both realized that it’s been at least 25 years since I had a family Christmas. It was also the first time that I’d left Black alone overnight, ever. Happy to say that both […]Read more "Happy 2016"
Yeah, all the little things that needed to be finished are finished. Touching up the paintwork, installing the thresholds, fitting the new bathroom sink. All of the final things are done. If I could dance, I’d be doing my happy dance. I also finally got all of the paperwork from the solicitor. I had to follow […]Read more "Happiness is a home without an outstanding work list"
Slowly but surely my place is getting finished. The latest is my bedroom, it’s only 14′ 4″ by 8′ 10″, smaller than some of your bathrooms, so you might be surprised that it took so long to finish but, as always, it’s the details that take the time. Here it is before I moved in. […]Read more "Another one bites the dust"
Just when everything looks safe, life throws you a curve ball. The woman whose apartment I’m buying died suddenly on March 18th. The Estate Agent (Realtor) told me that the heirs still wanted to sell the place to me but that there would be an unspecified delay. I immediately went into problem solving mode. Should […]Read more "Ch Ch Ch Changes"