Tag Strand

The project update

House project

House project

House project

House project

House project

A little update on the project. It's going to be a little bit more work than we thought; some of it is showing the wear and tear of 300+ birthdays.

Window Sill

Strand Street Saturday Moments

The lemon geranium is pondering whether to recover from being left alone with the curtains closed.

Blocked Sink

Strand Street Saturday Moments

Strand Street Saturday Moments

Strand Street Saturday Moments

Strand Street Saturday Moments

A Saturday morning spent removing gunk from the sink waste. I kinda hoped we'd be starting with the renovations by now. Next year?

Moss

When it rains the moss overflows

When it rains a lot, the drain overflows and floods moss from the pub roof into the courtyard.

Ladders

Ladder

Ladder. For the roofers roofing a roof up the street.

Ready

Next up

Cleaned and tidied. Ready for the next visitors.

Working from Padstow

Working from the window sill

Working from the windowsill. Comfy. Ish.

Jubilee Strand

Window bunting

F made bunting for the jubilee.

Face in the Fireplace

Face in the stone

The Harbour Inn

Harbour Inn

I'll just pop in for a pint.

The door at the top of the stairs

The door at the top of the stairs

Walls and Drains

Walls and covers

Walls and covers

Walls and covers

This week I have been mainly inspecting walls and drains.

Survey Marker

SurveyMarker

Survey markers for, well, surveying. They're not messing around with these measured drawings are they?

Making a mess again

Making a mess again

Does this remind anyone else of the early days at George Street?

Cooking in Padstow

Dinner

One pan meals. Sorted. You can do two-pan meals if you're up for some multi-threaded pan swapping.

Working from Padstow

Working from home

Working from the future spare bedroom in Padstow.

Working from home

With texture out of the window.

Things you find in houses

House Finds

A damp wall behind fake tiles. Probably not helped by the kitchen sink draining into the wall for X months.

House Finds

Wood panelling behind woodchip wallpaper.

House Finds

The inside end wall hiding behind some hardboard.

Learnt lots from Caroline's visit.

First Visitor

First proper visitor

Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Pumpkin

It's a multi-sided pumpkin, created in a flash before J arrived, and a conversation piece when we met the neighbours for a drink or three.

Eleven years later

FTTP

Eleven years after we moved back from the USA we finally have faster broadband than we had there. Luke from Kelly Communications popped round this morning and pulled 100Mbps through the wall.


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