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A Cautionary Tale

10th March 2012

So the architect. We had a tricky time with ours and I have to say the experience has left me wary of using one again. Perhaps because I had such very strong ideas of what I wanted. Probably because we didn’t have a very good one. Here’s what happened. I hadn’t realised that, having paid…

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Moving Day

25th February 2012

Moving day dawned bright and early (as the cliche goes). Although actually as it was a December morning in London it was, of course, neither of those things, but it did at least dawn, in a grey and sluggish sort of way. The old house looked like this: The new one looked like this, only…

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The Renovation Begins

7th February 2012

Just over one year ago we moved into our new house. A beautiful London townhouse, it had been divided into two flats and left empty for between one and three years depending on which neighbour you spoke to. The top flat, where we intended to living during the renovations, had three bedrooms and had been…

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