Tag Archives: Building

My Black Prep Bowl

Saturday With Mike beginning to design the kitchen we needed to know the exact sizes of the hob (which we bought a few weeks ago) and the prep bowl both which will go on the kitchen island. I had wanted … Continue reading

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Early Morning Site Visit

Tuesday The land surveyor is visiting the site on Friday, but that was way too far away for Mike. Shortly after sunrise we were down at the site for Mike to do some measuring. He was going to see for … Continue reading

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If Someone Had Said…

Tuesday If someone in the family had said, “let’s build a massive mansion behind little Echo cottage”, we would have said ‘NO.’ So how did we get to this point?  It boggles my mind that we are fast approaching the … Continue reading

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Second Level Electrics Done!

Tuesday Mike and I were up early and by 6am we were in the garage. Mike was busy loading the car with the prepared conduits. Courage arrived. At 6-20am we were on our way to the building site. It was … Continue reading

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Plot Clearing

Friday Weekdays are becoming a little exciting. Each day there is activity and movement at the building site. Things are in full swing and there is an air of excitement. This afternoon David sent me a whole batch of photos … Continue reading

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May 9th Blog

This day’s blog is predictable. I never forget 9th May…it’s pretty much written in my marriage DNA. It’s not our wedding anniversary, but our engagement anniversary. I can just pick a 9th May blog and find something I’ve written about … Continue reading

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Two SMS’s

Our house plans are chugging through Council. This morning I got an update SMS… Couple of hours later… Leanne warned me of this. She wrote a number of days ago to say we will get a message saying there was … Continue reading

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Back at the Cottage

We woke up this morning and enjoyed a relaxing hour or two before going home to feed the cat. Truffles met us, looking, I must say, rather unhappy that we had spent the night away.   My routine was completely out … Continue reading

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Compassion and Caution

I do believe there has to be a balance in life between compassion and caution. I’ve been chatting to someone recently and I think they have got the balance right. When a stranger comes to their door, they go and … Continue reading

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Old But Faithful

Today as I drove out of my area I passed a lovely old green truck with Old But Faithful written across the front. I immediately wished I could have taken a photo of it. That’s what I want to be, … Continue reading

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