Our Sexy Slab

Finally we have a solid foundation Its kinda cool to walk around on the concrete picturing all the spaces and marking them out. Weve got some steps on the ground floor to add a bit of interested rather than all being one flat level. I would have loved a...

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Big Drills and More Dirt

More action - got the big drills in today for our bored piers. I guess it's kind of important to ensure house is stable and not going anywhere. So we have to drill to middle earth to allow for reinforcement and concrete to be pumped in. Let me tell you...

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Sofas and Seating

Sitting Room Inspo - clean lines please, I'm after all things simple, nothing too fussy. What sofa should we go with - do I keep my old faithfull leather sofa from the States or vamp it up and go modern. I like so many looks but can't do the low sofas as...

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The Only Way Is Up ^

Well we actually gotta go down and do the sewers, water and waste first then above ground we go!! Got the man huts happening and the lovely portaloo is in!! Have to look after my crew - got air con up and running, lights, power - just like the Park...

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WE’VE STARTED (don’t die of shock)!!!

  Yes it's been AGES since I've posted anything basically cause I didn't have anything much to report. But alas believe it or not we've turned the sod and we are off !!! I'm very pleased to say that at last we have finally done the set out of our new house...

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GOING GOING GONE

  Well the big diggers got in there today and did their stuff. Little by little that 70s number is coming down baby. Y E E  H A A !!!

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D E M O L I T I O N !!!

FINALLY!!!! We are at last about to demolish this house we bought - - - a while back. It's been a long and at times boring process, like watching paint dry (or a cricket match, for me) but at last progress. Kids and nephews are keen to get in there with...

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The big “B” – BUDGET!!!

Well I haven't posted much of late as we've been working on internal designs and the numbers ..... Not good I NEED A MONEY TREE for my money pit - why is it sooo easy to go over budget?? So it looks like a NO to Passive House Certification! Far out we were...

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Cool Pools

Look at these divine pools - great inspiration. You will be able to see into our pool from inside our house something like this scenario. As you will be able to see clearly underwater from our inside house out into the pool, no peeing allowed!! Thankfully...

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Council Time …

FINALLY the time has arrived and we've gone off to Council with our plans - oh me oh my - fingers crossed!! We've sent in all our plans and some renders of the front of the house.  They are in simple format and this isn't the garden we are planning to have...

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