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WEEK 10 – AND WE’RE IN!

WEEK 10 – AND WE’RE IN!

It’s the start of the Australia Day long weekend and quaint little Maldon is swarming with visitors. There’s a nasty north wind blowing, covering everything in dust from the partched western plains. The fire sirens are ringing. It’s 48 degrees. Yep,...
WEEK 9 – I’M FLOORED

WEEK 9 – I’M FLOORED

With sunsets like this it’s hard to be anything but happy about life! With walls plastered and painted, it was down to Ric to make my floors beautiful. Sanded and polished, this is the final gig before moving in. And how beautiful are they! I’m so glad I...
WEEK 8 – FALL OF THE WALLS

WEEK 8 – FALL OF THE WALLS

A new year and right back into it. My builders have returned and happily took sledgehammers to my walls. Even in their rough state, the open spaces already look awesome. So much lighter and brighter; more free-flowing. No more pokey rooms!! In a week the job was done...
WEEK 7 – SANTA LIVES!

WEEK 7 – SANTA LIVES!

Day 5 of 40+ temp’s. I love a sunburnt country….luckily it’s holidays for tradies. But in the absence an “off ¬†button” I charged ahead and finished the exterior painting except two high sections I can’t reach – if only I had a...
TICKING BOXES

TICKING BOXES

The last 7 weeks have been a blur. And as I catch my breath, I’m on track to finish well before I move in on January 25. And it’s all because of a great bunch of tradies. With my regular builder unavailable until January 2, I’ve had to source new...
WEEK 6 – GOING DOWN….

WEEK 6 – GOING DOWN….

Last Friday I found the most wonderful plasterers, Paul and Josh who agreed to work Monday and Tuesday nights to give me a new, safe ceiling. The plan was to batten the existing plaster and fix a new plaster ceiling to that. Easy. This pic is of my original ceiling as...