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House update, floor laying and a well-deserved day off!

I tried to go to work on Friday, after a week off sick, and by lunchtime, my body was telling me to go home. Instead of heading back to ours, to our nice comfy bed and home comforts, I headed to Leamington, so as to not ruin our weekend’s plans, where possible. 677 more words


Llama Walking, sickness and a ruined Birthday!

On Friday evening, we decided to give ourselves a break from the camp chairs and the airbed, and stay at home for an extra night. We woke early on Saturday, packed our bags for the weekend and headed down the motorway to Leamington. 754 more words


Problems of the undulating floor and walls of our corridor.

Old property in France does seem to have the same problems, the undulating floors and walls that meander at irregular intervals. Personally I love the quirkiness of our home, it has character but not so much when you are putting down a new floor covering along the corridor which runs past the bathroom and the bedrooms.    302 more words


rahrighouse projects | lights, camera, action!

I’ve been quiet for a while, I know. But, I’ve had a realllllly good reason. A totally unexpected, never could have predicted, one-in-a-million reason:

Basically, we’ve lived THE dream. 520 more words


I just want to sleep

We got our new house 19 days ago.

That doesn’t sound too long, but that is the last time I felt relaxed. I worry and stress myself out over the smallest of things, keeping myself awake at night worrying about things small and large, such as door handles, quotes, kitchen configurations or our timescales. 488 more words