Monthly Archives for June 2011
I added a countdown clock to my desktop today displaying days, hours and minutes until our opening date. Just a little reminder for me! Under strict instructions from the mother-in-law not to reveal the date, since at this stage, many … Continue reading
Fantastic box of crockery samples landed in reception today from Villeroy & Boch. Meeting them tomorrow as well as Royal Doulton and Wedgwood. Have counted up how many dinner plates we need – it is daunting. Wife taken out to … Continue reading
Nerves of steel!
Important meeting with the bank boss. Seemed to go well – still extraordinarily grateful for the support thus far, and we have agreed to make the order for the quoins. Dinner at the Linthwaite. Amazing mushroom soup – I don’t … Continue reading
Starting to see some shape to the building today as the steel frame continues to go up at a fantastic speed.
Our QS has agreed that there is insufficient stone for the quoins (I didn’t know either – they are the stones that sit at the corner of the buildings and give an attractive, decorative look). We have to decide almost … Continue reading