Tag Archives: renovations

Jan 18th, 2013

Friday Fragments – Heatwave edition

It’s been quite some time since I’ve put together a Friday Fragments post, let’s see if I remember how this goes! Today has been the hottest day ever on record in Sydney, 45.8°C (114.4°F) at Observatory Hill in the city. My Twitter stream and Facebook newsfeed are full of screenshots of people’s weather apps and […]

Jan 6th, 2013

Still renovating

There’s been a bit more work done since my last renovations post back in September. The backyard was finished – topsoil and plants in the garden beds. Adam and David built the shed, the garden beds were mulched and the lawn was laid Clara approved of the new lawn We bought some outdoor furniture And […]

Sep 2nd, 2012

The renovations continue

It has been brought to my attention that I have been somewhat remiss in sharing progress pics. Therefore, I present pics of our progress: The kitchen benchtop was installed It has fossils in it 🙂 The painting in the lounge room, kitchen and hallway was done and the floors were finished. We moved our stuff […]

May 20th, 2012

I’m sure this is metaphoric or something

We have no lounge room at the moment. As I may have mentioned. So tonight I was sitting at the kitchen table (which is not in the kitchen, but in the half of the rumpus room that is not currently serving as our bedroom – are you all keeping this straight in your minds? There’s […]

Aug 1st, 2010

Less talk, more action

Today we began the first step in the process of getting our house under control and ready for renovations and, hopefully, extensions. We’re starting by moving the communal study (3 computer desks) from its current home in one of the upstairs bedrooms to the room downstairs that has until now been Adam’s study. Adam’s study […]

Jul 11th, 2010

Extensions and renovations or “I can dream can’t I?”

I’ve spent a large chunk of today sitting hunched over pieces of paper, drawing, erasing, leaping up to measure walls and furniture, drawing some more, looking up dimensions of various household goods on the internet, erasing again… I think I get it from my mum, I have vivid memories of her doing the same thing […]