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!”

Overdue Update

 Work has slowed down, for two reasons, we have had more restrictions thrust upon us as a result of  Covid 19, and the panic that our Health System wont be able to cope, and Jaime has been working elsewhere to boost his income, which I can understand, but it doesn\’t help us, we now justContinue reading “Overdue Update”

Good News For A Change

It looks as if I am staying in Colombia for the time being, we had a message from my Accountant last night with good news, especially as I had been warned that my tax bill could be as much as $12.000.000 COP, suffice it to say, it is not zero like in previous years, butContinue reading “Good News For A Change”


It\’s been an eventful couple of days, with not a lot to show for it. Marcela and I sat down and discussed the subject of adoption, she has decided that she still has much she wants to do, so children are off the agender, for now at least, I have no problem with that anymore,Continue reading “Moving?”


I was up early as usual, and after walking and feeding the dogs, I started work, I drilled 7/8\” holes in the wood siding, where the tiles would butt up, sealed the wood inside the hole with silicon, then inserted 3/4\” pipe into each hole again with silicon, to act as drain pipes. Oscar andContinue reading “Disappointing…”

Keeping busy!

Yesterday, I went to try and get my air conditioning working in the Montero, but although I found the workshop in Bello, it was obviously busy, and there was nowhere nearby to park, to make enquiries, so gave it up as a bad job, whilst doing so, I realised that the recently repaired broken tooth,Continue reading “Keeping busy!”

Photo Frame Production

Yesterday, I decided to finish the photo frames, that I have been meaning to make for months! I had them prepared from old reclaimed mahogany, the first time, I started on these, I tried to cut the rebate with my router, it was my fault, instead of taking numerous passes, I tried to do itContinue reading “Photo Frame Production”