Call Me \’Odd Job\’!

Today has been one of messing with smaller things, to get bigger jobs completed later. Firstly, I cleared all the building materials from the work area at the back of the house, so I am not tripping, when handling the new, or old glazed window,  also so that I can render our side of theContinue reading “Call Me \’Odd Job\’!”

Preparation for Rendering

Another job that is necessary, but not on my list of favourites is rendering, the house is only rendered on the front face, the sides and back are bare block, which is accepted as normal in Colombia, however is does leave us with some problems, mainly water ingress, due to bad pointing work, unfortunately thisContinue reading “Preparation for Rendering”

Where does the time go?

Saturday, as planned Marcela, Maria Elena and I went off to Guatapé, about an hour and a half away, and until now, one of our favourite places. As we approached Guatapé we noticed that a lot of the land on either side of the road had been stripped back to the bare earth, to makeContinue reading “Where does the time go?”