200 Days Renovating ‘Project Pego’

As we left Spain during our previous stint in Pego to renovate our Spanish town house, we hadn’t quite reached the seven month video point, but I’ve realised that we had reached a pretty epic milesone in this pretty epic project; we’ve now spent some 200 days renovating Project Pego.…

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Navy Kitchen Inspiration

I’m currently looking for navy kitchen inspiration and ideas for our ninth renovation project.  We’re in the middle of purchasing a beautiful flat in the most incredible location, and I need a kitchen that will do it justice! Anybody keeping half an eye on Instagram or Pinterest for interior trends will…

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We Have Finance For Renovation Number Nine!

Today has brought the super exciting news that Metcalfe Makeover number nine is about to begin! Eight weeks ago, Darren and I put an offer in on the most incredible flat, and ever since, we’ve been eagerly waiting for news on finance so we can start the renovation.  Stress levels in the…

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A Dream Find

THIS!  This house is on the market.  Darren and I have found a flat for sale in Brambridge Park House – a property we have looked at for almost 10 years, so far out of reach. Until now……. Our fingers are so crossed.  Please cross them for us.

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A Satisfying Week of Renovation Progress

This week has been incredibly satisfying in terms of the renovation progress of our Spanish town house!  When I published my post ‘No Going Back‘ last week, we had hoped to get the ‘Granny Annexe’ or guest bedroom ready for visitors by the end of month seven.  We also wanted…

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No Going Back! Month Seven Begins In Pego (Plus a video update of our progress so far)

Over the years Darren and I have watched many an episode of DIY and home renovation programmes, and our personal favourite ‘No Going Back’ has become the motto for this Spanish town house renovation.  The programme shows couples from England packing up their lives and heading to sunnier climates.  Often  …

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