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Let the building breathe

Our friends Aiden and Michael offered to come over at the weekend with pick axes and a jack hammer. The task at hand was to dig up concrete along the front of the building and a bit along the side of the dirt floor room. 114 more words

Listed Buildings

Indoor gardening?!

This evening work is underway to dig out the “dirt floor room”, I’m afraid we’ve called it that for so long now it may never be known as anything else. 62 more words


Tomintoul Fountain

Location: Tomintoul, Moray, Scotland

The town of Tomintoul (famous for the Glenlivet Estate and renowned whisky of the same name) was originally designed by the Duke of Gordon in the 18th century with a grassy square which formed a focal point in the 40 foot wide Main Street. 392 more words


Bonding with LIME

Back to LIME Cottage this week. ┬áRegular readers will notice that I’ve gone a bit quiet on it since moving in, so it’s time for an update. 753 more words

There's a window theme going on!

Well, we’re still doing windows and learning more tasks as we go! With the big bay windows downstairs when we got the all stripped back we deemed some of the damage beyond repair and so sought listed building consent to replace some of sashes. 102 more words



This collection of images summarises quaint English interiors, in my opinion. The exposed skeleton of the house for all to see in the aged beams and rigid brickwork, an the ‘thrown together’ style that I love so much. 26 more words

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