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\’!”

It\’s B****y Hot!!

So much for winter, I think today has been the hottest day of the year, even the wind was hot. The parking area and outside access ramp are all but finished, unfortunately John was being a bit tight with the cement as they are coming to the end of working here, and will be finishedContinue reading “It\’s B****y Hot!!”


This morning the three of us (Marcela, Henri and myself)  were up and out for 9am, we stopped off at the metal Fabricators, and the doors were ready but the paint was wet, they suggested we return for 11.30am to collect them. We then headed for the house, stopping off to buy another gas cylinder,Continue reading “Disappointing!”

Panic Stations!

What a god awful day!  It started off all right, I was up at 5am to take Pépe out for his walk, and from there it went downhill. I was in the Office, when I heard Pépe retching, he had brought up his breakfast, I just cleaned up, I wasn\’t overly worried, this happens sometimesContinue reading “Panic Stations!”

Which way next?

This morning we were out on the Bike just before 9am, firstly we went and paid the deposit on the Kitchen, moving on from that, we stopped at a metal fabricators, to choose exterior doors. We have decided to stick with metal for the access doors from a security point of view. The main doorstairContinue reading “Which way next?”