It has been a very exciting month of May here at Pierce towers! We are still in the middle of 1 kitchen renovation, but at least I can use the appliances now. We have had a complete change of style and layout. We are thrilled with it
Number of days without kitchen at all - 12
Number of Men fitting kitchen - 8
Number of new cupboards – 18
Number of drawers (including pan drawers) - 6
Number of days painting walls – 3
Number of litres of paint bought – 2
We had 2 fabulous nights out in London this month!
We were treated to a lovely dinner at the Oxo tower on the South Bank by our friends from San Francisco, who had flown the 5,359 miles to London earlier that day! Lovely views over St Paul’s cathedral and very nice food.
The restaurant is on the 8th floor of the building (highly recommended if you are ever in London!)
The building was largely rebuilt in the art deco style in 1928/9
Refurbished in 1990s
78th tallest building in UK
49th tallest in London
Our 2nd trip to London was for a celebration for a business award that Maurice had won. We had dinner in the private dining area at the top of the Gherkin! It was fab-u-lous!!!!
360 degrees views across London from the top of the building
Private dining room and bar on 39th and 40th floors, ie the top!
Building is 10 years old
7,429 panes of glass equivalent to 5 football pitches
1 Birthday this month in our family, Mother-in law was 93!
For Me Made May, I only managed to wear Me Made clothes 6 times, (not including pyjamas, which I wore 7 times!
I spent 15 days not crafting because of the kitchen renovation. We had ‘kitchen in the dining room’ which is where I normally sew and scrapbook.
Finally, 1 new motorbike purchased:
Notice that there is a bit of an orange theme, with motorbike and kitchen wall, and I even have my nails painted orange at the moment!
Engine capacity – 1050cc
cylinders – 3
Power – 113bhp
Weight – 198kg
I am looking forward to lots of rides out on it this summer.
I am linking up with Julie Kirk for Month in Numbers. Do pop over and have a look at some of the others, that’s what I am going to do!