Hello from our new house! Thank you all so very much, as always, for your encouraging comments. Things have gone very smoothly. We’re not quite all unpacked, but we’re getting there. I’ll show you more anon, but for this morning, look at one of the more unusual features:
Why is there an old dressing-gown jammed into the fireplace? Especially as it isn’t an open fire for burning coal, and there’s only a small crawlspace behind? Regular readers will have guessed it: Miss Tilly is up to her old tricks! Luckily the “coal” in the gas fire only left her with a few tell-tale smudges, so a full-scale bath wasn’t necessary. But I’ll have to get some wire mesh to jam up inside so that she doesn’t crawl in there.
Tilly seems to know that this was the “final flitting,” as she has been very relaxed. And I’m delighted to tell you that the Dafter sang most of the afternoon yesterday while unpacking in her new room. It’s already a happy house.