Posts Tagged ‘building’

so close….so tantalisingly close. Giving three weeks notice on this house on Monday. The worst thing about waiting is … the waiting. In other news Jack got his L plates during the week. Tomorrow – trip to IKEA to grab stuff. Izzy is coming and we’ll be listening to the JJJ hottest 100 of all time […]


I have been composing posts in my head for weeks now…but there is such a jumble in there it hardly seems worth while trying to make sense of it all. But I’ll try. It’s left me at times a bit flat. I have to say this last month has been the most difficult for me as it […]


– reminds me of that awful Janis Ian song…I am queen of remembering horrible, irritating songs! – Pistachio and macchiato are the names of the ‘feature’ tiles in the bathrooms. We seemed to have made quite a few design decisions based on some tenuous association (the Memphis red in the kitchen was chosen because we […]


Topsy turvy

22May09

… not sure if that is even how it’s spelt, but that has been my world for the last week. Just over a week ago my brother Jeremy rang to say that he had suspected lung cancer. He is in Sydney and I am in Canberra so the last week has been a blur of […]


The roof is up! It all happened in a couple of days. On Thursday morning as we were walking past at sunrise we noticed the scaffolding was up for the roof and we had gutters (well we saw all this the afternoon before, but I like the sunrise photo better)… Friday afternoon and the roof is […]


Roof thingys

14Mar09

Beware- extremely non technical building post ahead. Very excited as house progresses. Carl and I pass it either every morning (on our morning walk), or in the evening (Carl always rides by after work or we detour when off to drumming, guitar, futsal, shops, blah blah…). It’s all I can do not to peek during the […]


OK- when I posted yesterday evening I thought the slab was still to come, as I went past the house mid morning yesterday and there was no sign of activity, no concrete trucks, no builders, no loud AM music screaming from utes…nothing. The sneaky slab was laid sometime yesterday, as we discovered this morning! Kx