Day Hut – Idea, Design, Build

Posted by on Dec 29, 2011 in Building a Home | No Comments
Day Hut – Idea, Design, Build

The making of a Day Hut from Concept to Construction.

Building the Deck Roof

Posted by on Sep 16, 2010 in Building a Home | 2 Comments
Building the Deck Roof

The Need for a Roof. We tried to do without a roof over the deck for three years. The first year we had nothing. There are some great advantages to having an open air deck such as lying on your back and looking up at the stars. They aren’t worth the fact that every time […]

Building a Deck

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010 in Building a Home | No Comments
Building a Deck

Our deck was built in two parts. First the floor and sub-structure and later the roof. We did this because we needed the floor space quickly and couldn’t really comprehend how we were going to cover it initially. Our building skills definitely expanded during this project. We were also quite naive on how important it […]

Building Evaluation

Posted by on Aug 27, 2010 in Building a Home, Work | No Comments
Building Evaluation

Building Evaluation. Building has been a great challenge for me. It is a series of challenges. It’s an activity that manages to fill my entire consciousness, it is all consuming even entering my dreams. The creative process of bringing some new space into the world. The logical and logistical challenges of co-ordinating equipment, materials, labour. […]

Our Rainforest House

Posted by on Jun 3, 2010 in Building a Home | No Comments

One of the very magical things about living in a place for years is that the plants that you like start to grow. Through a combination of selective watering, planting, weeding, feeding, experience & loving attention we slowly impress our influence on the landscape. Some plants die in this process, but on the whole our […]

A new bath.

Posted by on Jun 9, 2008 in Building a Home | 6 Comments
A new bath.

Things are always changing around here. This was a big change.

We’ve got a new cast iron claw foot bath.

Beautiful Healthy Wholistic House of Love!

Posted by on May 24, 2008 in Building a Home | No Comments
Beautiful Healthy Wholistic House of Love!

Beautiful Healthy Wholistic House!

Fire and Water.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2007 in Building a Home | 4 Comments
Fire and Water.

These two fundamental elements to life have both been welcomed into our house this winter.

Homestead Virtual Tour

Posted by on Mar 3, 2007 in Building a Home | 8 Comments
Homestead Virtual Tour

As you come down the drive to the end of the road a circle opens up.

Covering the Deck

Posted by on Feb 21, 2007 in Building a Home | 2 Comments

The rain fell and soaked the wood, opening flaws and keeping us on watch for what we could leave there. A key piece was missing from our divine deck.