Flow quotes calendar

Entering the last year of my twenties…

I turned 29 this week, and have been thinking a lot about different things that have happened and things that might be. Maybe it’s because it’s a New Year thing, or maybe because 29 is quite near to 30, or maybe a little bit of both. I’ve been wondering how I feel about entering the last year of my twenties, and came across this beautiful quote (above) in my Flow quote-a-day 2015 calendar. For me, it really sums up the past 9 years, and I think that this is something I’m are constantly reminded of in different ways at different times.  Read More

Building progress

Kitchen progress: Part 2

Our builders have been working so hard and are making brilliant progress with our new kitchen! The weather has been a bit hit and miss, and the main problem has been the gale force winds that many of us have been experiencing around the UK over the past couple of weeks. The roof (which is temporary until we do the next storey up at some point) went on last week, and I felt so sorry for the guys who were up there trying to seal it all up in the wind! It looks fab though and will keep us dry and much warmer than our old garage roof did. They also put a nice bit of steel in, which will hold up everything above it when they knock out one of our current walls. Read More

Kitchen progress: Part 1

Our kitchen rebuild is in full swing and now that the builders have finished for the Christmas holidays, I thought that it was about time that I shared a little update with you! At first, it didn’t look like a lot was happening from the front – the roof and garage door were still there and so anyone walking past was probably wondering what all the noise was about! That’s because inside, the floor was being dug up in preparation for new foundations. This was quite a noisy process, so we were glad to be mostly out at work when this was happening… Read More