Week 11

Week 11 was mostly characterised by me being sick and us generally being tired af. Despite that, we did manage to make some progress. First up, look at this gorgeous butcher’s block which is now being referred to as the plant hospital. There’s a maternity ward and everything. Second, can you believe that this used … [Read more…]

Week 10

The start of week ten brought the last of the big construction projects (we hope…). The painter finished the interior work (there’s still some exterior work to do.) We began working on the window seat. The first thing to do was to replace the radiator. Then moving on to building the frame. Meanwhile, we were … [Read more…]

Week 7 through 9

After we moved in, we had to go back to work, so further updates have been progressing but slowly. Here’s where we started: Contractor: replacing the kitchen floors, removing the kitchen, insulating the pantry (bijkeuken), installing an outside tap, replacing the pantry ceiling, replacing the bathroom floors, re-tiling the bathroom walls, removing a wall to … [Read more…]

Week 6 – Friday through Sunday

We woke up on Friday morning thinking we had an easy day of finishing up some packing. Instead I had multiple messages from our painter who had been kidnapped, was in Spain and would not be finishing the painting that day. Because of course. While annoying, we figured in the end, it would be better … [Read more…]

Week Six – Monday Through Friday

Week six is also moving week. Here’s where we’re at: Contractor: replacing the kitchen floors, removing the kitchen, insulating the pantry (bijkeuken), installing an outside tap, replacing the pantry ceiling, replacing the bathroom floors, re-tiling the bathroom walls, removing a wall to open up one of the bedrooms, plastering and painting the entire house. Us: … [Read more…]