Sledgehammers at dawn

It’s been a very noisy few days as the builders let loose all that pent up aggression on our poor, defenseless walls. They’ve started preparing the outside walls for breaking through into the existing areas of the house. The hoover is bracing itself for the extra workload.

The woode on the floor is there to cover the gas pipes for the central heating. We decided it'd be nice to have a cash machine in the study so the builders obliged.....

The wood on the floor is there to cover the gas pipes for the central heating. We decided it'd be nice to have a cash machine in the study, so the builders obliged.....

......we realised afterwards though that a door would be more useful.

......we realised afterwards though that a door would be more useful.

This is the window that was causing all the problems earlier on. Thankfully, my towel/peg combo has been put to rest as the light doesn't shine through at all now. Darkness rules!

This is the window that was causing all the problems earlier on. Thankfully, my towel/peg combo has been put to rest as the light doesn't shine through at all now. Darkness rules!

The roof space is also now complete and they’ve knocked right through into the existing loft. I’m not able to take any pictures of this though as my ladder is in the shed which is currently blocked by scaffolding. I’m not prepared to use the ‘cat method’ to get up which just seems to involve jumping blindly into thin air and praying that something appears beneath your feet.

Look! A blue sky!

Look! A blue sky!

Michelangelo's agent has already been rung regarding decorating the ceiling.

Michelangelo's agent has already been rung regarding decorating the ceiling.

Stupid cat........

Stupid cat........

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