Out of Commission

 Following my morning fencing, I have mostly been out of commission, I made the mistake of doing this without my back-support, as a result, I put my back out. It is a long time since I have suffered, but this brought it all back, and for the first two days, I was housebound, but slowlyContinue reading “Out of Commission”

In Limbo

 I haven\’t had anything to report, due to the pandemic, we have restricted ourselves to only venturing out of the house when necessary. We did nip over to Bello last week, to look at the new kitchen we had put in the house there, for my Mother-in-law, it\’s a nice kitchen, but the workmanship isContinue reading “In Limbo”

More work!

 Last week, two of Jaime\’s Crew returned to put a new floor in the guest bedroom, it was thought all the floors would be the same as in the lounge, so instead of just retiling, they dug out the floor, in doing so, found that it did have reinforcement in the concrete, and we couldContinue reading “More work!”

Time Marches On

 There have been highs and lows this month, and I guess that is just the way life is. I have been badgering a person who I thought was a friend, to come and install our Security Camera system, Omar was the Agent we bought the house through, and when Jaime was here he said thatContinue reading “Time Marches On”

Back to work!

 It\’s been a busy week or so, I started off installing the house alarm system, it is now up and running, the instructions were translated by someone, somewhere in China, and hadn\’t a clue, but since it was similar to the system I installed in Copacabana, and with the aid of a YouTube video orContinue reading “Back to work!”


 I apologise for there being no updates, it has been a hectic couple of weeks… The work took a little longer to finish than thought, but the last week was just Jorge and José, tiling, and Jorge wont be rushed, he does a great job and we are really pleased with the results of hisContinue reading “Sorry!”

Nearly Finished!

 After six months we finally have an end in sight, Jaime thinks they will have finished by the end of the week, I know he has to get started on a new contract, and has pulled some men off out job to get it started, but I think we are realistically looking at next week.Continue reading “Nearly Finished!”

Another Week\’s Work

 All the old floors have been ripped out of the cabaña, new pipe work has been laid, and then new concrete floors laid again with reinforced metal in the concrete, unlike the original. Yesterday, Juan the Carpenter who made the kitchen and interior doors for the main house, came to take measurements for the doorsContinue reading “Another Week\’s Work”