img_0295As we climb our new stairs to the loft… we can see the end of this project. Heaven?

Now we can put in a stud wall to create the shower-room space, Sarah can then finish the electrics, then the kitchen, the decoration… it should, could, all just go downhill from here on in. Well, yeah right, we’ll see…

Even as I write this Midge is hunting down deals for the toilet, bidet (perhaps), walk-in shower, vanity washbasin.

But the new stair case from Stairbox is a delight.

After careful measuring by Sam, it arrived in kit form on the one day it snowed… tentatively we carried the long bits down Rooksmoor Hill and ferried the rest down the steep hill in the back of our steadily-beat-up Fiesta.

With some creative language from John and Sam it was moved into place and constructed. It was a tight fit. We imagine descending in ball gown and tux…