|Container living: it’s not so bad (image courtesy of The Dominion Post)|
The title of this entry is a misnomer, of course. Our shipping container doesn’t leak, as such, but unwanted moisture in the form of condensation has been the biggest issue we’ve had to deal with. Possibly the only issue, really.
|Fresh air is our friend, so we let it in whenever possible|
Checking the status of the fridge pilot light means
grovelling at floor level to squint at the gauge.
3. The container has no porch or eaves, so don’t leave your gumboots standing upright when you retire for the night. It never rains in the Wairarapa, but if it does, your wellies make perfect cold water reservoirs for unsuspecting feet the following morning.
Our patented gumboot rack solved the ‘reservoir’ effect
This tiny panel gives us free lighting – if we remember to connect it during the day.
Caution: this ramp can be hazardous.
Some ‘graffiti’ left by Kate when the supports for our veranda
beams were cemented in place.