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On the fifteenth day of advent

~ And so the day has come for our kitchen to be installed. Our appliances arrive good and early (one advantage for being out of John Lewis’ High Wycombe area) although we do subsequently discover that the hob and sink…

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On the fourteenth day of advent

This morning has been manic, really manic. Helen and Nick kindly agreed to help Em and I as we boxed up our kitchen and turned the dining room into a makeshift servery for breakfast, lunch and takeaways. It took longer…

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On the sixth day of advent

~ Dave The Kitchen Fitter came to see us yesterday evening for a site visit. With our new kitchen just one week away, whilst Em went into work, I set to dismantling the kitchen and de-tiling the kitchen. I had…

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Three weeks and counting…

It doesn’t seem possible that in just three week’s time my new kitchen will be going in, and within four week’s I shall be using it. My new oven – the five burner gas hob, and the solid oak worktops….

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Decisions, Decisions

~ And back to John Lewis on a Saturday – the novelty is wearing off of our Saturday trips to John Lewis – to see Nick for a final kitchen planning appointment. We review the plans and make a few…

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It’s all in the detail

It was a morning appointment but I wasn’t really expecting to go into work for the afternoon. In the end, there was no chance of me going into work, for it did make most of the day because there is…

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Hither and Thither

~ As it turned out William stayed away overnight with Mr Pink in Solihull yesterday, having a pretty major surgery done on his leg. So this morning was down to dashing out to Tesco to do the week’s shop and…

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