Thursday, 17 July 2008

COOKING IN AN ALLEY.

The view above is the port side of the galley looking to the stern. The cluttered look on the work-top template is an attempt to strike an authentic note, showing the galley as it will be when we live on board. No, not really. (Blimey, who am I kidding?)
In this run we have the fridge at the top of the picture adjacent to the steps, then a cupboard which will be under the sink, then the tumble dryer and finally the DISHWASHER. This last item has been cunningly placed so that we can load and unload it without having to suspend ourselves from the houdini hatch above. The space in front also allows us to fall upon our knees in front of said dishwasher in an act of dutiful homage.

And here on the port side of the galley is the cooking device in comely black. For years now I have opted for ceramic hobs, just sooo easy to clean dear! Now it is back to the tribulation of dismantling a cooker to clean it every time you so much as look at the damn thing. Nice cooker though..And here we are again, with another stab at the homely cluttered look, and showing two cupboard units beside the cooker. At the top of the photo you can just make out the full height cupboard behind the cooker, this is to be a larder unit. There will also be eye level cupboards on this (port) side. So I should be set fair to knock up the odd sandwich and cuppa if I meet you on the cut...


4 comments:

MortimerBones said...

The kitchen looks fantastic!!!!!

Lesley and Joe K said...

Thanks Bones - I take it you rather approve of the NEW 'cluttered' look. Do you think perhaps Harpers Bazaar would be be interested in our style statement?

Adam said...

That looks like a decent sized cooker. You shouldn't have the problem we had on Christmas Day in the middle of nowhere on the Oxford summit, when even though there was only two of us we couldn't fit everything in the oven!

Debdale used to have a dishwasher but the owners decided to take it out as it used so much water, and could only be run while on the move. On the other hand, I once knew someone who (in a house, not a boat) had two dishwashers, because she hated emptying them. This meant she could use clean stuff out of one, and put it dirty into the other one. When everything had moved from one to the other, she ran in and reversed the process. It also meant she didn't need any storage for plates etc.

Lesley and Joe K said...

Adam
Not a bad idea; now where am I going to fit the second dishwasher?