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
So cottage season is back again and we are back into another year of adventures. Actually cottage season started a couple of weeks ago for us, but we have been busy with jobs getting set up for the season and I have not had time to post. However, adventures are happening, so it is time… Continue reading Taking A Ducking
Another thing we have been busy with over the last couple of weeks is finishing the “inhouse”. With the room looking so inviting now, we decided to replace the second hand sink unit we were using and install a new one. This room has certainly come a long way since we started! And whilst it… Continue reading Inhouse Upgrade
I have had a busy couple of weeks and not had time to blog, but things have been happening at the cottage. A very exciting addition inside is a beautiful harvest table that my son made for us. He had some time off this summer before starting a new job and was rather ambitious, so… Continue reading A Harvest Table