Author Archives: Gwyn ap Harri

Great photos

Dan Sumption, my friend, took some great photos of our house! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.589614614413107.1073741843.217060341668538&type=1&l=eacae7e0fb Thanks Dan!!!

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Suppliers and other stuff

If you liked the look of what we did and who we got to do it and where from, look to the right hand side of this page, or click the link below: http://scrapbook.channel4.com/bookmarkBar/52275a91e4b076c79f875228

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Our “Crapper!”

Grand Designs can’t include everything, and although we filmed at Hatfield Church and talked a lot about Thomas Crapper, the famous toilet man from Thorne (You did know he was from Thorne, right?), and filmed Kevin flushing it about 5 … Continue reading

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Rich Wilson, superstar builder…

We had a great team building our house, from our labourers to our architect, but we’ve got to say that Richard Wilson is our superstar! I remember the point in time when I stood next to Rich on the gallery … Continue reading

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Matt Brewster’s art

The original, painted artwork in our lounge is by Matt Brewster. It’s called “Dancing to silence”. We think it’s beautiful, especially when you can see the brushstrokes. Although Jac & Dylan like to call it “woman with big butt”…

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Grand Designs

Apparently, unless something goes wrong, we’re the first programme on the new Series of Grand Designs Wednesday September 4th at 9pm! We’ll be watching it in our new home. In the projector room. Behind the sofa… Aaaargh!

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In the news…

The Sunday Times The Daily Mail Some tasty comments under the Mail article! I’m just going to ignore the silly ones… I’d just like to say THANK YOU! to all the amazingly nice and positive comments and emails people are … Continue reading

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Our Projector Room

It was always our plan to turn the old projector room (the one room at the top of our building) into a home cinema, but as you can imagine with a project like this, cash flow gets tight, and we … Continue reading

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A bit more history

Found this link: http://www.thornegazette.co.uk/news/local-news/can-a-new-use-be-found-for-the-old-picture-house-1-622892 Nice to know it was on the market for £245,000 and I got it for £90,000 !

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Shelly’s finishing touches…

We were really struggling with our interior finishes until, by recommendation, Shelly Horridge of Aspire Interiors came to our rescue! Shelly has done our window box seat, lush velvet bed head as well as all our curtains and blinds. She … Continue reading

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