One or two more things need to happen in the kitchen before it’s finished. The arched panel behind the mantel is being remade so that it finishes lower down. This will also allow us to lower the extractor fan behind it as it’s just that bit too high at the moment. I also want the corbels cut down so that the the shelf is closer to the arch.
Ruby and Albus stare at each other a lot, and not just from this window but the ones at the front too. Soon her boyfriend Teddy Westlife will be getting jealous.
Once all the evening excitement of exploration is over, we return to the top floor flat. Oliver leads as he likes to demonstrate how the stairs work in case we forget. He will run about three or four steps ahead, pausing to check you are following him.