The Throne Roome is Finally Compleat!

(Sound of trumpets and gnomes cheering in the background.) When I moved into my house the bathroom was absolutely dreadful. Henri was extremely amused. (You can read all about my journey of first-time home-ownership and DIY adventures on The Gnome and I Page.) After ripping out the horrid vinyl flooring, I painted what was underneath […]

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 […]

The Gnome and I: Adventures in First Time Home Ownership – Episode 2

Episode 2-Le Ciel Tombe! Episode 1 is here. Henri shouted again, “Le ciel tombe!”  My less than superior interpretation skills translated this announcement as ‘the sky is is tumbling.’  What?  ¿Que?!   Quelle?!!  Stumbling over half-unpacked boxes I raced into the bathroom to find Henri pointing at the ceiling. Whereupon I noticed several cracks in the […]