Monthly Archives: May 2013

Water! For Real!

We’d known about the water meter for ages, in the bottom shed, and we’d spent about a year figuring out what happened between the pipe leaving the property and joining (or failing to join) the mains pipe. Elmo eventually found … Continue reading

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Rocks

This is the pile of rocks I’ve been moving. I’m quite sick of moving rocks now, to be honest. But they’ll come in very handy when we start to build the driveway. Some of them have already come in handty … Continue reading

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Water (one step closer)

Ok, it’s high time we talked about food, though the promised water story will come in a minute. I made barbecue sauce (see last entry) and cooked it down til it was very thick, coated some chicken legs in it, … Continue reading

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Barbecue Sauce

Anna (and other people) took tons of pictures of all the great stuff we’ve got up to this weekend on her camera. But then we couldn’t find a USB cable, so you’ll have to content yourself with this picture of … Continue reading

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And then I moved a mountain AGAIN

Because apparently jumping up and down on it will not settle it enough and it will settle over time to HALF its current depth if we don’t get a vibrating plate compactor thing. So I rang the hire place and … Continue reading

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