-----In 2004 we bought a falling-down house and 30 acres. This blog documents our progress-----

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Bullock teams in 1900

Here's another old image that I've just come across, thanks to Museum Victoria.  It's of bullock teams between Talbot and Amherst, circa 1900.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Da-da ... the kitchen doors are in

Some of the finishing at the edges is still to be done, but the patio doors Dad scavenged for the kitchen are now installed. They're centred between the two verandah posts which will (eventually) have steps leading down, and are exactly the style that I'd hoped for.

patio doors installed

old house - 5

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

A collection of ideas

I don't have time at the moment to research these, but didn't want to lose them. So here is a random list of various things that have sparked my curiosity about trying when we finally get to Amherst:

For the garden...

Decorating the house...