3.0 – First Steps Inside

We visit the building site for our third meeting with the builder. The first blocks have been laid and our house is starting to appear.

2.3 – Designing Bathroom Tile Layouts

We have sketches of our bathroom which we can use to play with ideas. In this video, I talk about how we are approaching our bathroom tile design.

2.2 – Kink in the Bathroom

The builder found a problem in our house plan. Graham talks about the changes to the bathroom wall, and why it was so upsetting.

House Update

A break in our site visit schedule has given us more time to sort out some of the little details.

2.1.1 – Getting Things Right

The past week has been stressful as we’ve tried to manage changes to the house plan.

2.1 – Braving IKEA on a Saturday

We brave IKEA and Leroy Merlin on a Saturday to check our choices and to see the latest changes to the catalogues.

House Update

Catch up on our house build. The foundations are done.

2.0.1 – Foundations

The string lines from last week are gone, and have been replaced by concrete foundations.

2.0 – We have foundations

We visit the building site for our second meeting with the builder and afterwards return to the bathroom shop. There we check our floor tile choice and try to narrow down the bathroom tile choices.

1.2.3 – Dealing with Language Difficulties

After four years in France, language difficulties are not new to us, and we have developed strategies to deal with them.