There are ragged fingers and fingernails, bruises, scratches and assorted aches, but there is a lot to show for it. Marmalade Cottage is now mostly functional and starting to be quite pretty.
So far there have been no nasty discoveries, although an ornate vent in the kitchen disintegrated as Beloved tried to clean it. There's a hole in the wall now, which acts as a perfectly serviceable vent.
Peculiarly, the rather new stereo no longer receives FM radio. One isn't sure what to make of that.