The Gnome and I – Episode 12 – Winter

The Gnome and I – Adventures in First-Time Home Ownership Episode 12 -Winter To read from the beginning click here: The Gnome and I November arrived and with it, cold and snow.  So now was the perfect opportunity to unpack everything and get organised.  No excuses!  Henri supervised, as usual, and soon practically every box […]

The Gnome and I Episode 9

The  Gnome and I- Episode 9 – Halloween Episode 1   Episode 2   Episode 3   Episode 4   Episode 5   Episode 6   Episode 7   Episode 8 Having taken care of the outside of the house it was time to continue the organisation inside.  It was getting cold and I had planned to change out the old oil […]

The Gnome and I – Adventures in First Time Home Ownership -Episode 8

The Gnome and I – Episode 8  Leaves Me Alone Episode 1     Episode 2     Episode 3     Episode 4     Episode 5     Episode 6   Episode 7 I was a bit disappointed that my property had no trees; only three tree stumps.  However, as Autumn arrived I had masses of leaves.  Leaves from the noisy-dogs-neighbours’ trees blanketed my […]

The Gnome and I Episode 7

The Gnome and I – Episode 7 The Tale of the Gninja Gnome – One Last Job Episode 1     Episode 2     Episode 3     Episode 4     Episode 5     Episode 6 I awoke the next morning to the smell of freshly brewed coffee.  Where was I?  I opened one eye half-way.  I was in my own bed. […]

The Gnome and I – Adventures in First Time Homeownership – Episode 6

The Gnome and I – Adventures in First Time Home Ownership – Episode 6 Progress in the Parlours Episode 1    Episode 2    Episode 3   Episode 4   Episode 5 With Henri supervising (as I tend to procrastinate) I was making great strides with unpacking the boxes.  I could now see the floor!  But my elation turned […]