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With the onset of the coronavirus and the international 'lock downs' I have started a daily blog from my solitary confinement here in the wilds of Normandy. 

 

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The roof article has languished for a long while now - but things are moving.  I HAVE managed to finish a slideshow about the caravan repair - under Renovations and DIY, which is also availabl on YouTube.  The roof renewal is due a similar treatment.

 

The 'Recipe' section has grown - and is growing.  Much tastiness to be found there!

 

The Original
Our 'brown' kitchen when we arrived - brown units, brown tiles, brown floor, brown beams, brown wallpaper - yes, you're getting the picture! Brown!!
Hood Gone
That went pretty quickly - and what a difference. More light - and we could see - and talk to - people sitting at the kitchen table
Worktops gone
Nevet, ever have a tiled worksurface! The joins fill with grease and grime - it's a nightmare to clean.
Sink into the window
Moving the sink to under the window gives us a decent view for the washing up! As well as making use of lost space.
Cleared corner
Clearing the way to run the plumbing.
New tops, new tiles.
Blue tiles, light melamine worktops.
Tiling finished around the sink.
Breakfast bar.