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After a refreshing nights sleep it was time for breakfast. Continental breakfast (no rolls) and cooked breakfast options to order were on offer and didn’t disappoint.
We lingered at the breakfast table before walking into town to explore the bookshops. Mr C was keen to visit the Cinema bookshop to peruse its extensive military section. Currently [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 9th 2021

…The Percy Chantry

The Percy Chantry was built in the 15th-century and is the only part of the priory church to survive complete, although what we see today is the product of renovations. The Chantry has an intricate ceiling composed of intersecting ribs with 33 carved bosses.

19 Comments CherryPie on Nov 7th 2013

Yesterday, all stops were pulled out by the kitchen company as they were trying to locate an alternative cooker for our kitchen.  The problem was that we wanted a white cooker and there was a four to six week delay for one in that colour, despite their supplier promising that one was available.  They caused [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Jan 18th 2012

It was a day of two halves, the good and the bad. The tiler arrived in good time, finished off the last bit of wall tiling and then did the grouting. The person who will eventually paint the walls turned up in good time to assess the situation.
Then half an hour after the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 16th 2012

Friday was a hive of activity, with up to four people working in the kitchen at any one time. The floor tiles were grouted, the walls tiled, the kitchen units finished off and the appliances installed. Along the way a wine rack which wasn’t part of the original plan appeared… I wonder [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 15th 2012

The tiler came and tiled the floor.  Tiling is a much more peaceful activity and doesn’t include drilling.

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 14th 2012

First job of the day was to sort out the hotch-potch plumbing job that was currently in place. I was very impressed with the result and pleased that a new stop cock has been installed, the previous one was clapped out and impossible for me to turn off in an emergency…
Following this, the new [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 13th 2012

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