8:00am Hurricane Ophelia, the most powerful storm east of the US on record [https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/why-is-hurricane-ophelia-so-powerful-and-why-is-it-heading-for-ireland-1.3257073] , will be upon us today. It will be a good test of how the house fares in bad weather [https://edwardianrestorationdublin.com/2017/10/15/day-20-bracing-for-hurricane-ophelia/]. Last
Hurricane Ophelia, predicted to be the worst storm to hit Ireland in more than 50 years [http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/met-eireann-warns-hurricane-ophelia-will-be-the-most-severe-weather-event-here-for-50-years-36228710.html] , will be with us tomorrow Monday. What a great time to have just bought a nearly derelict period property! Michelle is anxious that the house will fall
Today Mariusz (the architecture graduate we met earlier in the week [https://edwardianrestorationdublin.com/2017/10/10/day-15-the-date-that-wasnt-meant-to-be/]) and his assistant Darius started work to draw plans of the house. Having good plans will be very useful to start planning our future remodeling. We're not thinking of making
We both took the day off work today. It's been 15 days since we got the keys [https://edwardianrestorationdublin.com/2017/09/26/day-1-we-have-the-keys/] and we haven't [https://edwardianrestorationdublin.com/2017/09/30/day-5/] stopped [https://edwardianrestorationdublin.com/2017/10/01/day-6/] for [https://edwardianrestorationdublin.com/
Day 9 was an unexpected whirlwind of activity on top of a full day's work at our day-time jobs. It all started with an incredible service by Virgin Media [https://www.virginmedia.ie/broadband/buy-a-broadband-package/]. Signed up for broadband yesterday. Our box was delivered first thing this morning.
* Registered with the electricity company. * Registered with the gas company. * Registered with the waste collection company. * Signed up for broadband. * Booked a gas engineer to service the boiler, check the gas installation, remove the dodgy-looking gas fireplace in the back room and advise on how we might be able to
The boys and Michelle were pretty tired so they stayed in the apartment while I met with Emma Sides [https://www.humanism.ie/2014/01/emma-sides/] and Joseph Little [http://www.josephlittlearchitects.com], friends of Michelle and period property geeks, for some beers, pizza and expert advice. Joseph is an