DIY Day 2

The inside front door is off and the frame is out. Some extensive mortar and cement repairs now needed before the new door can go in. It’s handy that Mr L is away for 24 hrs from tomorrow morning, he can patch this afternoon and leave plenty of drying time before continuing the job. The cats will need an alternative sleeping place for the next couple of nights and I am offering them the sofa in my studio with some grave reservation!

I want to find a new home for this door. Is shabby chic still fashionable? A previous resident spent a lot of love and time on the stencilling, making a home here where she died at a terribly young age, and I want to respect that rather than just burn the thing.

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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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