Also bumped into a joiner in the street - handy - and had visits from the plumber and 'spark' who will be helping with the transformation. My paint testing on the exterior was hampered by rain but the interior got its first few licks; paint courtesy of the shop opposite. Great neighbourhood.
Poor Maurice the sander lost his phone so we lost contact, but he will be back tomorrow, new handset in hand... he sanded our living room, so he's an old pal...
Can't wait to get old signs down and new signs up, but all in good time. My hair grew in volume by 100% today with the dust and plaster; Stu's didn't seem to be too different; funny that.
Sorry we couldn't offer her a cup of tea, but water is our major hurdle at the moment. Bottles for now until I wade through the system.