Monthly Archives: May 2013


As our open living space is basically a concrete box, we needed something to stop it being an echo chamber, so we’ve made some baffles which we’ve stuck to the ceiling, meaning we’ve left the ceiling as the raw, unfinished … Continue reading

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Hero of the Month

Luke ‘the brick’ Arnold has helped us build our house in many ways, and not just building and repairing our brickwork. He has laid our concrete floor and done all the drainage as well. Here’s a picture of Luke ‘the pipe’ … Continue reading

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We bought the old Kensington PIcture House in February 2011, so this ‘project’ has been going on for over two years now, even more if you include the months trying to buy it. And now, we find ourselves on the … Continue reading

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All we wanted was a bigger garden…

Yeah… we’ve said to lots of people that the main reason we wanted to move from our existing house is that we wanted a bigger garden for our kids to run around in, and it’s absolutely true! To find ourselves … Continue reading

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If you want HD TV anywhere in your house…

…use HD Anywhere! After looking at loads of systems, this is the simplest, easiest, and best value system on the market. Down one wire, it sends full HD (and 3D if you like), high speed internet, Infra Red controls and … Continue reading

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Virtue Electrical Engineering

Gary Brown of Virtue Electrical Engineering is doing all our electrical work, including power, lighting, audio-visual, thermostat control, burglar alarm, fire alarm etc – everything. What I like best about Gary is the amount of time and advice he brings … Continue reading

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