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July 1, 2017

Miscellaneous images from the wind-up to Open Studio.

June 27, 2017

Frame required for the Ely Cathedral patchwork (destined for the International Patchwork exhibition in Alsace in September 2017 and Ely Cathedral 2018 February.

Gives me an excuse to buy a new hole-cutter set - one sheet of plywood later I have a nice stack of holes.

June 26, 2017

The back garden hasn't needed much except a good clear out, some new gravel and slabs and fresh coat of paint. Bonsai & ponds of course!

The front garden needs more thought so have fallen back on hanging baskets and roses, after leveling and the gravel and replacing the...

May 24, 2017

Quite a lot of work has gone into removing the clutter, meaning dado rail, three sets of phone cables, a pseudo-antique set of coat hooks, about twenty miscellaneous picture fixings and the quarter-round molding at the bottom of the skirting.

After that, we spent a...

May 9, 2017

Featuring a delightful infestation of unreachable cupboards and an extensive collection of redundant electrical boxes. Wow, a 48V transformer - I haven't seen one of those for a while. 

The flooring has suffered the same fate as in gallery 2 i.e. has been covered in lay...

April 4, 2017

Three layers of carpet covering the floorboards, gaps between boards filled with a sticky grey silicon sealant.  A nightmare to clean off but after cleaning and sanding have come up fine.  A little thin in places (there are traces of old work activity) but OK for now....

March 24, 2017

Damp on the walls, several layers of yellow wallpaper and polystyrene.

This all peels off nicely though and after stripping the layers of paint underneath the walls have dried out well.

After repairing the damaged plaster with massive amounts of fine-filler the walls pol...

March 13, 2017

Yay - we have the keys and after ~4 months of delay we're finally in.

Pictures show the outside of the building and the church opposite.

The gallery & guesthouse is the single-story on the right-hand end looking at the old school building from the front.

No pictures of th...

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