Can You Really Miss The Courtroom?

I kind of have this nagging feeling that NGE (husband) albeit very involved in & enjoying our little maison project in France, will suffer increasing withdrawal symptoms the longer he is  absent from the court room!  Yes, true. Can you believe it?     You see, the man has basically spent his whole life in … Continue reading Can You Really Miss The Courtroom?

Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)

    Following on from (1) & the tin wall grows, grows  . . .  progressing along the wall           Indeed one must consider power points/outlets.           After the tin square is cut I carefully measure & cut out the spots for the electrical outlets. Yes, the … Continue reading Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)

Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (1)

  Sharing this project, a work in progress, in 2 posts so you can see the wall evolving from the plain gyprock/drywall it was into a feature wall with vintage rusty patina made from old pressed tin. I have had these mixed pieces of pressed metal lying around for some years now.  I knew I … Continue reading Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (1)

Our Little French Village House ‘La Petite Maison des Avocats’

Back in December 2019 NGE and I started working towards the purchase of a little old stone maison in France.  When I say old, I mean old, very old . . . about 350 years!  The walls are thick, real thick.  I love the old architecture of these places many with their worn & weathered … Continue reading Our Little French Village House ‘La Petite Maison des Avocats’