Flooring Day 2

Connor began the day by sanding yesterday’s dried screed. He topped the level up a bit and turned the dryer on it while smoothing more by hand. The spirit level is regularly applied to achieve a perfect finish. While allowing the corner to dry once more, our craftsman tacked down sheets of ply at theContinue reading “Flooring Day 2”

That’s The Way To Do It

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP IN ORDER TO ACCESS ITS ENLARGED GALLERY, EACH PICTURE IN WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING THE BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT I spent much of the day trying not to hamper Richard while he continued to work on cupboards. In the corner toContinue reading “That’s The Way To Do It”

A Firm Base

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Aaron of AP Maintenance does not hang about. Skilled, patient, and thorough, our friend nevertheless manages to work at an amazing rate. He will tackle anything in the garden that you ask. This morning’s exceptional effort was no exception to his general rule. In less than threeContinue reading “A Firm Base”

The Fireplace

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. This morning I printed my pdf download of ‘Bits of a Boyhood’, Bruce Goodman’s story of his growing up in rural New Zealand, that he has generously provided free of charge. Bruce is such a good storyteller that IContinue reading “The Fireplace”

Cleaning And Hanging

This morning’s test confirmed that Matthew has successfully cleared our shower soak away. Goodness knows what the blockage was, but Bullitt had not penetrated it. To begin the day,┬áJackie and I each carried out a fairly extensive cleaning task. Personally, I think I drew the short straw. My task was the removal of the thirdContinue reading “Cleaning And Hanging”