A new front door

Our old front door was not one that I particularly liked and I didn’t like the “toilet block” glass on the door and the side panels. We decided to invest in a new door that would let more light into the house and also we would get clear glass in the side panels. This how…

No longer dilapidated

I neglected to post the finished door after I had completed the repairs and painting. This is the door before I started to fix it. This is before I had removed the tape and cleaned the glass . This is it with a new curtain and the rain excluder fitted.

Trying to improve the front grass

The paths around the garden beds in our front garden were in desperate need of repair.  We have an issue with moss growing in the shaded part of the garden and we wanted to see if we could get some grass to grow to replace the moss. I scratched around in the bare patches of…

Things happening around the village school.

One of the walking routes I have is through the Metung bushland which is behind the village school. There has been a bit of activity there even though the school has been closed during the restrictions. The first thing I noticed was the nature strip had been stripped of much of the overgrown and straggly…

Some renovation required

I forgot to take a picture before I started taking off the old brushwood on this archway but now that I have, you can see where paint is required before I put on new brushwood.  When I painted originally the brushwood was attached to the wood so I could only paint up as far as…

Trouble at mill. . . . .

This is in our driveway. We are not sure what has caused it but we thought it might have something to do with some plumbing repairs we had done last year. We thought it could be that or it was underground drainage.  Strange that it is the first time this has happened in the twelve…