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Kitchen
I didn't quite manage to get the kitchen done for Christmas but it was done for the New Year. When I moved in it was serviceable just very bland and, after blowing the budget a little bit on the bathroom, I decided that it was going to have to do for a coup...

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Dinning room
So its taken a while sadly ill health has slowed me right down with the home improvements. But the dinning room is at least done now. As you can see I decided on a nice bright teal. The floor is just boarded and painted for now because I want to do the same...

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Room 7 Dining room and kitchen
The last big project room I'm going to do is the dining room. I've decided that the kitchen is just going to get a lick of paint and a few minor fix ups for now. I dont really know what I want in there so just want something livable while I make up my mind....

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Spring is in the air
Now its spring I'm itching to get on with the garden. I know I need to wait until the inside of the house is done but that doesnt stop me planning. Most of my plants moved with me from the flat. Some have survived the move and some haven't. The garden was i...

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Bedroom fireplace
I have been having a lot of fun demolishing things. This was my bedroom when I first moved in. That old cupboard in the corner was lovely but it wasnt big enough to be used as a wardrobe and restricted what I could do with that corner. So it had to go. The ...

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I put a spell on You
Improvised Oriental dance with a Saidi flavor.  I love this dress so much.

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The Bathroom
woohoo its finished. So just to remind you I mostly wanted a bit more space but as well the old suite was starting to look a little tatty. This is before with a big chunk of the bathroom taken up by the old boiler cupboard (and a chimney). So everything was...

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Progress at last
Work on the bathroom finally restarted last week so I've had very basic facilities while the fitters were at work. Progress is slow but steady with most of the time being taken up with replumbing and tiling. I got a little sneak preview on Friday as everyth...

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Dieting
So despite a promising start I slipped backwards again and my weight loss stalled completely. Mostly due to getting a chest infection and feeling rubbish so eating rubbish. I am going to Cairo in April and really want to be comfortably in my size 12 clothes...

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Dieting
So despite a promising start I slipped backwards again and my weight loss stalled completely. Mostly due to getting a chest infection and feeling rubbish so eating rubbish.  I am going to Cairo in April and really want to be comfortably in my size 12 clothe...
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