After a late night of beavering away with tape and joint compound, I was back in the kitchen this morning to inspect my handiwork.
The wall I destroyed and put back together:
and the general state of the place:
We're doing most of the work ourselves, but some things are better left to the professionals. The wiring was the first thing and dealing with the large gaps in the flooring is another.
The flooring guy was in this afternoon and for the first stage of his activities, he turned this:
And so, our kitchen is basically walls and a floor (now nearly complete) and a few wires and pipes hanging around.
Next week hopefully we'll be cluttering it up again!