… An update on the fitting of our new backdoor
Before the door was fitted we discussed in length our exact requirements with the person who came to measure and assess the fitting; he knew exactly what we wanted. He suggested that a blank panel was fitted so that exact measurement could be taken when the [...]
…patio view, pre garden project
…from my intended update on the latest update about the recent replacement of my backdoor.
I was trying to find a picture of the backdoor as it was when we first moved into the house. I know there is one there somewhere…
Along the way I got distracted by this self portrait sequence, which I couldn’t resist [...]
Do not accumulate wealth while millions are hungry… Live simply and share time, energy, and material resources with those who need.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – was traditionally a time of fasting and on Shrove Tuesday, Anglo-Saxon Christians went to confession and were “shriven” (absolved from their sins). A bell would be rung to call [...]
After checking our system this morning the engineer declared the system was working perfectly and that it was operator failure our thermostat was set too low. I wondered about this diagnosis as I originally thought that was the problem too. After we had our new door fitted Mr C had turned the thermostat down a [...]
Our heating system hasn’t been right since it was drained after a radiator pipe was broken whilst our ‘smallest room in the house‘ was being refitted in December last year. After the refit our heating system was full of air; the radiators required bleeding for several weeks and some rooms were cooler than they should [...]