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Our new kitchen, week two; every cloud has a silver lining

Last week was always going to be challenging. Not only was it half term, but my wife was going to spend a few days in Scotland visiting her father who is recovering from an illness. This meant I would be flying solo with the kids while building work on our new kitchen was ongoing. The

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Our new, family-friendly kitchen; the builders move in

The preliminary work is done and we have crossed the point of no return; the kitchen has been removed from our family home. The builders have now moved it to take care of the heavy, technical work beyond my capabilities. My kids, wife and I are all very excited by this. We are all keen

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Our new kitchen; the work begins

Over the years I have revealed many things on this blog; emotions, experiences, good times and bad. Today, however, I am welcoming you into my family’s life like never before and exposing you to one of the least glorious aspects of it; our kitchen. When we bought our house six years ago, we decided the

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Our new kitchen; delayed until 2016

Eurgh, I’ve just had some news. The new kitchen going into our family home is not going to be installed until February. The builder is having some issues on another job and so it’s had to be put back. December was always going to be an absurdly stressful month. In addition to Christmas, my younger

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Our new kitchen, and a spectacular failure to plan for it

Many years ago, I was a cub scout. Here we are 30-ish years later and I have spectacularly failed to live by that famous moto; “be prepared.” In a few weeks, you see, we will be getting a new kitchen. The work to our family home will start in early December and go on right

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