Monthly Archives: April 2011

Heated floors in en-suites

 The heated floors were fitted yesterday in three of the five en-suites that we are rebuilding. The stone tiles have been fitted in the two en-suites in the loft. We’ve gone for Geberit silent flush toilets to reduce potential disturbance for guests and we … Continue reading

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Gardening

     It has been a beautiful sunny day. I managed to escape the chaos to get into the garden. I was supervised by this inquisitive robin while I planted some vegetable seeds. Purdy our b and b cat was more interested in … Continue reading

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Lynwood Nights

This is a couple of pictures our neighbour e-mailed to us last night taken from his office window across the road, titled Lynwood nights. Nick finishing off the last room at about 11pm.  

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Progress update

It’s Sunday and should have been a day off. Nick has spent the day cleaning up and trying to get rid of all the dust with the industrial hoover he hired. Yesterday was busy again, we had the tackers in putting the plasterboard on the walls … Continue reading

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Progress report.

It seems to get worse before it gets better. The plaster and ceilings were taken down in the hallway yesterday, the coving was removed as the only thing holding up a one metre section was the ceiling wall paper. The … Continue reading

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The loft is taking shape.

Our guest house rooms are starting to take shape, we have people working all week including Saturday and Sunday.  The loft stud work walls were built, and the plaster board fitted by the tackers on Saturday and Sunday. Monday the 11th April two plasterers will … Continue reading

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Thornham holiday cottage

On Saturday we managed to go to our holiday home in Thornham. We picked up fish and chips in Hunstanton on the way, lit the fire on our arrival and had a very relaxing night in. It was a lovely sunny morning … Continue reading

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Scaffold coming off

The scaffolders came back today to remove the temporary tin roof just 60 days after fitting it, and 49 days after the contractors started our restoration work. So we have 54 days remaining before our first guest arrive so no pressure … Continue reading

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Lynwood House Bees

Spring is well and truly here, the days are slightly warmer and longer and my bees are busy collecting pollen. I hope to be able to produce some Lynwood House honey for our guests at our Cambridge bed and breakfast. I’m still … Continue reading

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