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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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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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Things that have really worked for us…

We’re nearly ready to move in now, maybe a week or so. I can’t believe how beautiful the house is, at least to me. I’ve been thinking about all the things we’ve done and especially the things that have really … Continue reading

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A bit of furniture…

We have a favourite shop for furniture in Matlock, Derbyshire. They’re called Indigo Furniture, and we’d already bought our dining table and the kids bunk beds from them previously. So when we saw this corner sofa that would be perfect … Continue reading

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Press

Now that me and Kate are the Posh and Becks of Thorne, we often get the ‘paps’ round, so we like to get our best pout on. As you can see from the photo below, we always try to look … Continue reading

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telly

So, Kate really didn’t want to do it, but when I accidentally let slip to the kids that they could be on the telly, erm…. sorry about that Kate. It was an accident. Honest. So the Grand Designs crew have … Continue reading

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Pictures

I showed my dad around the cinema, and he took a few photos. https://picasaweb.google.com/112123649667463044391/13Oct2011?authkey=Gv1sRgCL3avM3akpqlywE&feat=email#slideshow/5663090916996202130

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Dindow!

ok, in our original designs, we have a full height (about 4m) window in the dining area that opens up outside. In the plans, it pivoted to create a canopy. Only thing is, we didn’t know how / if it … Continue reading

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Bats!

Well, as part of the planning process our plans get sent to various depts in the council. We got the ecology one back, and they said that because of the age and ‘abandonment’ of the building we’ll need to have … Continue reading

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Doncaster Design Review Panel

Tuesday 10th May 2011 Kensington Cinema Conversion, Thorne Pre-Application The Panel received a presentation from Senior Design and Conservation Officer Peter Lamb on the proposal to convert and develop the site of a former cinema in the centre of Thorne. … Continue reading

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