Breizh Bretagne Llydaw Brittany

samedi 30 août 2014

Are we sitting comfortably?

I like my paw up here

I like sitting this way, thank you

vendredi 29 août 2014

This is the clever bottles/spices pull-out cupboard right next to my cooking hob

Here are the bare bones of my island, but not yet fixed to the floor, and of course without the snazzy worktop

mercredi 27 août 2014


You are so beautiful!

My green oven is being installed.



Fruit in a basket

vendredi 22 août 2014

Spot the changes

Though in fact most progress has been behind the scenes ... mainly the electrics.

La moisson ... finie !


mercredi 20 août 2014


Hanging on the wall

Three in a row


mardi 19 août 2014

Getting down to the nitty-gritty

Today's progress

... and indeed more than is apparent.

Commune flowers

Flowers in the bourg


Prim window, Breton-style

A collection of unusual colours

Glowering sky

lundi 18 août 2014

Tiling and cladding finished

Grouting to be polished off. Kitchen units in approximate positions.

dimanche 17 août 2014

My new suitcase!

Ready for my holiday.

Combination lock

Four wheels, extending handle and further handles on two sides

samedi 16 août 2014

I found this pumpkin hiding under nettles

Climbing pumpkin?

One day it will be too heavy and come falling down.

Produce, with just a few of the tometoes

Running late with the harvesst this year


vendredi 15 août 2014


Dew on butternut squash

Pumpkin in the morning sun

jeudi 14 août 2014

Little yellow flowers ...

... along the wayside.


I asked my French neighbour whether he could pronounce 'thistle', and in fact he did, and very well!


A sign of autumn for me, but in fact here in Bretagne they are already ripening in mid-August.

mercredi 13 août 2014

Bye bye yellow tiles, beige tiles

Bye bye old kitchen

Off to the tip.

Kitchen items in storage

New and old kitchen items

A whole room taken over

Temporary kitchen area

More stored items

mardi 12 août 2014

New cladding, hiding insulation, plumbing and electrics

Another row this morning with the worker

He can't deal with my questions. He thinks I've got criticisms lined up for him every morning. It's not true. Some sexist attitude tells him that his female client is allowed to pay him thousands of euros, but is not allowed to ask questions about the work in her own house.


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