Last year we began work on remodelling our house — what a mission! All the lino was replaced by tiles which my mother says are like coffee — smells great but tastes awful. She said she should never have made them white. The tiling took some 6 weeks — maybe longer — and now some of them are broken. [Well just a couple]. And the grout came out so now they have to be regretted.

After the fixes it’s time for the wallpaper. It’s such a pain and now I am living out of cardboard boxes. Much fun!