Monthly Archives: July 2014

Lighting our new home…

When we started thinking about the design of our new house, one of the things that was high up on our priority list was to create a home that was light and bright. Although white walls and large windows can make a home bright, there are big chunks of the year when it gets dark…

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Guilt free drinking?

Last summer for the first time in my whole life I decided to go on a diet. In fact, I’d like to rephrase that… I decided to look at the food I was eating and find away to eat better in order to lose a stone (and I succeeded.) One of the things I became…

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Living Arrows – 30/52

ISO 400, 35mm, f/4.0, 1/200 I’m a bit late posting for Living Arrows today. We’ve spent most of the weekend sorting the house out and that has meant the computer has been unplugged, the camera battery was flat and my desk was in pieces, but we are getting ourselves straight again now. Amongst the big…

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External house photos – before and after

On Friday the final bit of external work was completed on our house and that means I can at last show you some before and after pictures of the outside. There is still a lot to do, we have walls to paint, stairs to varnish, furniture to move, pictures to hang and our garden needs…

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Feeling hot, hot, hot….

Over the last week or so I have begun to wonder how we ever coped with living and working in Cyprus for two years. It’s not that I object to sunshine and warm weather (I’m not moaning, I promise!) It’s just that it is very hard to get anything constructive done when it’s this hot…

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