Terrifying Technology

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED This morning we began the task of familiarising our new kitchen and slowly returning items to it. Here is a reasonably complete view across the sink to the long work surface. To the left we have the fridge/freezer and ovens alongside the larder, opposite which are theContinue reading “Terrifying Technology”

Carefully Cutting To Shape

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS ENLARGED GALLERY, EACH MEMBER OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. Compared with that experienced in other parts of the world, including the rest of the UK, the Christmas cake icing barely coating our garden whenContinue reading “Carefully Cutting To Shape”

On His Knees

SINGLE IMAGES CAN BE ENLARGED BY CLICKING ON THEM. A CLICK ON ANY IN A GROUP ACCESSES A GALLERY. VIEWING FULL SIZE IS FACILITATED BY SCROLLING DOWN ITS PAGE AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. Richard was still working when Jackie and I went out for our meal last night. Using a scribing block, inContinue reading “On His Knees”


CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A CLUSTER TO ACCESS THE ENLARGED GALLERY, EACH PICTURE IN WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING THE BOX TO BOTTOM RIGHT First thing this morning Ross and Lee delivered some of the kitchen equipment and a chop saw. They also brought the old sink backContinue reading “Coordination”

The Screed

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A CLUSTER TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY. SCROLL DOWN TO BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT TO VIEW FULL SIZE. Today we had a further opportunity to watch skilled craftsmen at work. Two men from Crestwood came to prepare the surface for the kitchen flooring. Andy arrived at 7.45 a.m.; Connor some halfContinue reading “The Screed”

In The Kitchen

CLICK ON ANY GROUP IN A CLUSTER TO ACCESS ENLARGED IMAGES (NOT OF THE BEST QUALITY) This morning we visited Crestwood Showrooms on the Ampress estate in order to select flooring for the new kitchen. We then took our sample to Anne at Kitchen Makers in Sway. Anne will organise the installation. Jackie also discussedContinue reading “In The Kitchen”