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1 April 2010 – Holy Thursday

Hello, . All the holes we dig here take a lot of work to fill back in. Usually with lots of rocks and sledgehammering and so on. But this one twisted us around in new ways. A different kind of baptism. [nggallery id=175 template=caption] . [nggallery id=176 template=caption] . Then…...

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22 March 2010 – So There You Are

Welcome back. To both of us. About the time you were picking out your Christmas tree we spoke last here, and now the single remaining St. Patrick’s Day Guiness is sitting in the cupboard wondering where the time went. . I’m pretty sure I can’t answer the big question, but…...

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12 December 2009 – A Christmas Construction Card

I’m pretty sure this is the last time I’ll talk to you this way before I fly out on the 18th. So this is my best hurried attempt to lay out the last couple of weeks, at least with regard to the construction. Lots else has happened, Brit has left,…...

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25 November 2009 – Whoaaa Baby!

It’s safe to say that in the last couple of years the Toyota pick has been called on to carry and haul and transport everything from A to Zed, as they say. I’m not sure what item has held down the “A” spot up to now, maybe anti-venom, but the…...

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24 November 2009 – All It Takes To Get Tanked

We finished the floor about a week ago, and are getting ready to start the polishing. We’ll use Lord wax mixed with kerosene, and a rag, and go at it for some days straight. But for now, here’s the end of our getting here story. . [nggallery id=144 template=caption] .…...

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15 November 2009 – Floored

Here’s day one of the floor-finishing fest. Day two soon. . [nggallery id=143 template=caption] . See you in the next room, . David...

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11 November 2009 – Another Day, Another Shilling

Here’s a record in pictures of some of the action at the property today, Wednesday. . [nggallery id=141 template=caption] . [nggallery id=142 template=caption] . Tomorrow were pouring the floor finish. Very exciting in our world. We’ll tell you all about it. . David...

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10 November 2009 – A Week in the Books

Hello there, . The photos below span about a week, and include construction updates, a couple of days in Naivasha, and a couple more poking around in Nairobi. . [nggallery id=137 template=caption] . [nggallery id=138 template=caption] . [nggallery id=139 template=caption] . [nggallery id=140 template=caption] . [singlepic id=2228 w=320 h=240 float=]This…...

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28 October 2009 – Mortar-fied

From the news room: . [nggallery id=136 template=caption] . I was thinking about Halloween tonight, a distant echo here, and listening to “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” while  pecking away at this post. Just after, found a good sized bat flying in the breezeway outside my door in the darkness.…...

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22 October 2009 – “Dad, do I have to got to work today?” or, “Where is Charles Dickens when you need him.”

[nggallery id=135 template=caption] . We’re tucked in now, but will reconvene, same place, tomorrow. . David...

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