|Unseasonal gales hit over the weekend, which saw me clinging to the roof while |
temorarily fixing a bucket over our unfinished chimney. The red and green not only
looks very festive, but also stops the loud rattling which wind gusts produce.
Like one of those Guinness book of records domino-tumbling attempts, all kinds of actions are slowly being set in motion from different directions, along different paths. In the bathroom, the shower has been tiled and grouted.
|Pieter and Gerda tile the shower, proving to us that a husband and wife can work together.|
These large earthen tiles are the complete opposite of the tiny mosaic squares
which we used in our previous bathroom. All that’s required now is a large glass
partition to separate it from the rest of the bathroom.
|Our ‘steam-punk meets Wallace and Gromit’ water heating system. |
Or possibly it’s the engine room of Captain Nemo’s Nautilus…
|Our own contribution this week – sealing walls in preparation |
for the installation of the kitchen.
|The matai floorboards are being given a relatively light sand, which levels |
and cleans them up without removing too much of their original character.
|Rose contemplates taking the floor-sanding machine for a spin|