2008 News

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PLUMBING
Thierry is currently finishing off the renovation of the central heating – the new heat exchanger had to be delivered in bits to fit through cellar doors and then be built up with a bespoke tool set supplied by the manufacturers (only just arrived).
Whilst preparing for the new kit Thierry found a leak rotting the floor in the downstairs lavatory and discovered that the only thing supporting the pan was the foul pipe – a future guest was destined to end up on the lavatory but in the cellar – a risk not specifically mentioned in my GAN insurance.
DECORATING
John should be on site for a major painting programme – the first since the kids painted the upstairs corridor and landing. Kate acknowledges that her decorating skills were honed on that corridor and she vowed never to work for such crap pay again.
Weather (humidity and cold) permitting John should work through the rear hall, the upstairs corridor and landing, the room next to mine and the balcony room.
Just heard from France that John is still in England with Shirley – family bereavement.
WEDDING BELLS
LPM’s third wedding is scheduled for mid September. This time it’s an Anglo Greek affair and the groom may arrive on a tractor ( his father is a tractor groupie ) – the bride definitely won’t.
Here is a couple of photos from the first two LPM weddings, not including Delphine’s mum who left from the LPM steps for the Mairie.

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One Response to “2008 News”

  1. Ian Jeffery Says:

    Re; Plumbing… I am so glad that the toilet did not fall through the floor when we were there last year – especially as one of our guests was a 19 stone, 6′ 7″ Canadian….. I am sure he would have smiled!

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