I have been struggling with my conscience and my apathy over this blog entry. On the one hand, I know that I will feel hopeless if I don't commit something to *paper*. On the other hand I am not sure whether writing this will do anyone any good, except perhaps by way of letting me … Continue reading A Builder’s Life
The work continued apace just prior to Christmas. The builder tried to put pressure on everyone to have the extension in a finished state for us. Unfortunately the electricians were a bit of a let-down, but other than that everyone else made fair effort to do so. Here is where we left you last time … Continue reading Renovation – VII
The work on the house continues. It is finally hitting the speed of a rolling snowball from the movies. We now have the guts of a carport. Our kitchen is almost totally installed, as of today. We now have a proper hallway door, it is just waiting for the glazier to come back with safety … Continue reading Renovation – VI
Our home is coming together in a slightly more rapid manner now, for which we are very grateful. Soon we will no longer be serenading Miss Oh Waily to sleep with digger noises and bandsaw songs. Progress made today: The weather boards have been completed on all sides of the new extension. The electrician has … Continue reading Renovation – V
But you probably already guessed that from my previous post. Yes, we are finally in our partly completed abode. We are living in what would have been the original house when the villa was new. Apparently those little lean-to things (like our previous kitchen) were a later addition. On top of that you would have … Continue reading We are home.