Making headway

Mr L was deep in a fit of gloom when he rose this morning. He is very tired indeed and this may be colouring his perspective because I think that he has done a far better job than he thinks that he has.

All of the tiles are now down and we spent most of today in washing them (repeatedly) prior to sealing. Mr L is currently applying sealer with a 3″ paintbrush – the whole house reeks, Nell is whimpering about the bad smell!

Tomorrow, we grout! At least, he can grout – it looks like I shall  be hand washing underwear, as the emergency knickers have not yet been delivered.

What has been delivered, and it was a surprise to me, is a Meerkat. Alexander has been exploring the garden with me.

Alexander admires the Marsh Orchid
Alexander admires the Marsh Orchid

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost

Oh, deer

Oh, deer

Nell and I had a lovely walk this morning. The weather has cooled considerably and there was a very pleasant breeze. We both made better time than of late. … Continue readingOh, deer

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