After being away last week, it was such a relief to arrive today. I immediately feel calmer when I’m here, especially so after a trip down to the Dale. The water is looking stunning at the moment and the gentle burble soothes stresses and strains away.
Some furniture and lighting has arrived, so a productive afternoon was spent building the two bedside tables for the main bedroom. I’m enjoying taking a slightly modern, Scandinavian slant to things, which I think will blend in well with the natural oak in the cottage.
All curtains have now been bought or are being altered to fit the tiny windows. Tomorrow’s job will be putting up the curtain poles and hanging what curtains are ready.
An electrician is coming tomorrow morning to see the jobs I have for him – hopefully he can do the work soon to put up my new lights and prepare for the imminent Aga arrival.
I drove through Ashbourne this afternoon and noticed loads of home living shops so I feel a need to go hunting for the odd bargain might be on the agenda next week.