The Brickies turned up this morning, all 4 of them and set to with gusto. I'm not sure what they were doing 1st thing but whatever it was caused the collaspe of the coving in the stairwell ... narrowly missing me and DS but landing on the poor pooch! Thankfully he wasn't hurt, just a … Continue reading Loft Progress #12
Jeff the builder and his able assistant Sam got cracking on the back part of the roof this morning, now that they can get to it thanks to the extra scaffolding. However, the weather forecast for the next few days isn't that great so it looks as though there'll be more exposed roofing felt getting … Continue reading Loft Progress #11
The Boy Child has not been good of late when it comes to eating his tea without any fuss. Last night he had a full-blown tantrum while in his highchair and his chicken went everywhere; yours truly put her foot down very firmly and told him there was nothing else on offer. This morning, perhaps … Continue reading Teatime Terrors
Yet more scaffolding arrived today and has gone up at the rear of the house. Originally the part of the roof over our bedroom wasn't going to be touched but now it is, as every slate is being replaced. How DS managed a 2.5 hour nap this afternoon I shall never know! What with the … Continue reading Loft Progress #10
...just my little play on words there! The Boy Child has reached a stage where he will happily fetch a book from his book box, scramble up onto the sofa and begin to "read" it - it is such a cute thing to see. Obviously he likes it even better if Mummy or Daddy will … Continue reading A Chip Off The Old Book…
The building inspector came this afternoon to sign off on all the loft insulation so, of course, that meant another trip up the ladder for yours truly to see what's been going on. Luckily we've had a dry day, so Jeff the Roofer has been able to finish the roof facing the road and fit … Continue reading Loft Progress #9
The Boy Child had 10 minutes of television time before his lunch earlier today; CBeebies was showing In The Night Garden..., which The Boy Child adores. Just look at him, completely enthralled, but don't be fooled ... he was also having a crafty poo at the same time.