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The Flood never happened

Thank goodness the flood never reached us. The only thing that happened was that we had a few inches of water in our cellar and the park got closed off due to a potentially toxic oil leak. So we moved all our things back downstairs and decided that when we buy our next house we […]

Flood warning (July 2007)

Whenever I see flooding on the news I always feel sorry for the people involved but never imagine it would be me. However, last night a lady from the Environment Agency knocked to say that they are advising our street to be evacuated as the Thames is due to burst it’s banks early in the […]

The Spare Bedroom is Finished (July 2007)

The electrics and plastering and windows were done at the same time as the main bedroom. The only thing we didn’t replace was the original skirting board and window sills as they still seemed solid. We gutted the airing cupboard and put in some new shelves. We painted the room neutral, then bought a new […]