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Flashing the House.

Very exciting at the moment as Stan and DOD (Dear Old Dad) are here to help with the build. In particular the flashing as the pieces are long and floppy and I can’t hang them by myself. This is the … Continue reading

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Who Says We Don’t Have A Pot To Piss In

After a busy week we now have a pot to piss in:) All Grouted and taped ready to silicon seal. I ¬†wont be taping prior to sealing again as it wasn’t any easier and the windex and finger method actually … Continue reading

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There is a law which says all walls shall be WHITE!

It seems to have taken an age to get this done. What with weeks of rain, getting the dreaded lurgy and stuffing my back the walls are finally done. Daughter Gabrielle got to help with the first coat as her … Continue reading

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Parken Drill Press

I have been lusting after a Parken drill press for a while but as with many things that are made contrary to the current race to the bottom they are not cheap. That is why I jumped on this second … Continue reading

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Beware the snakes

I have been doing a bit of casual work at a little bush hospital this sign at the front door to the ED always cracks me up. The auto doors let them in a baby brown was found just the … Continue reading

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Quick and dirty sawhorses

The hardware is full of lovely folding sawhorses which are great.. except they fold. And not usually when you want them too. Which is why I have a heap of steel on the ground. I know what you are thinking … Continue reading

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Duck harvest

Our ducks have been getting a bit slack in the egg laying department so two of them got turned into an amazing curry by my friend Prazoly. As Prazoly didn’t want the skins on I skinned them and rendered the … Continue reading

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Purple Drippers – Truck Stop Rock

It is Dor on the Basses birthday in June. Half a century+/- for us all now. Not too ravaged by our misspent youth, 30’s and 40’s. As Hank Bukowski says “Live life so well Death trembles” Cheers Franky

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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Lettuce, Green Onion & Cheese Tart

Well yet again I forgot to get a pic before the seagulls around our table hoovered the whole bleedin’ lot. Then again what better evidence do you need that Jo excelled herself yet again. This time with a tart from … Continue reading

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Daves Mums Cheese Cake

This is the first post for 2016 so I had to make it something amazing. And cake is the perfect way to start the year. I made this a few weeks ago and the oven was a little hot so … Continue reading

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