I have not posted much with regards to work inside the cottage lately. That is because there have been many hours of work without much progress to report. However, the last couple of weeks our hard work took us forward with a huge leap and we have totally flipped the kitchen to the other end… Continue reading Flipping The Kitchen
I have been tinkering with my little garden behind the cottage. Every week I was finding that the grass was swamping my little garden, so I wanted to find a way of keeping the grass from the edge of the bed, but also wanting it to have a natural feel to it. There was a… Continue reading Pardon! My Garden!
As I mentioned in my post about our new road, we thought it would be a good idea to extend it a little so that we had a bit of a parking area. It was looking a little odd ending where it was, so we said to go ahead and extend it a little. It… Continue reading The Road – Growed
The last couple of weeks have seen some major changes on our property and it has all happened so quickly! Access has always been a bit of a challenge and we did buy our 4-wheel drive car because of that, but we were managing. The first challenge we had was when you turn off the… Continue reading We Have A Road!
We have spent the last few weeks working on the dock area. You might remember how we found our dock storage unit had blown over earlier in the year. The base remained firmly in place, but we had not done enough to secure the shed to the base. We enlisted the kid’s help and Maggie… Continue reading A Step Up For The Dock
I am beginning to think I should start building an ark! I have never known such a wet summer and Monday we will remember for quite some time. We had planned to spend a few days at the cottage, arriving on Friday and we planned to stay until Tuesday. As we don’t have running water,… Continue reading Emergency Exit
My husband has been busy improving our bathroom situation. I have talked before about our complex bathroom system. The urine is kept separate and flushed into a bucket underneath the cottage. Eventually we will pump it up to the outhouse to save emptying the bucket, but that is still a work in progress. Then we… Continue reading The Bathroom Has Become More Civilized