... a constrant stream of tradesmen inside this morning
... hammering, sawing and drilling above
... a birthday party for one teenager plus 9 friends to prepare for this afternoon
... dietary restrictions
... unseasonly cold (but sunny) weather
... and no Christmas tree until the builders' dust subsides in a few weeks ....
I still managed to steal a Christmas Moment for myself.
Lovely Christmas music
A gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious Melting Moment
A real cup of tea (for once)
A lovely Christmas magazine
And then the electrician came back in, this time for real with a ladder and drill, creating "snow" on my freshly cleaned surfaces.
But worth it, because the house is looking like this:
Couldn't be happier with how the extension is going
(once we get that pesky weatherboard cladding exactly right ...)