With long service leave in place Ralf has more time for building. We are hoping that before winter sets in, the walls will be rendered with a final coat. So far we are able to enjoy our small disasters by calling them “grand design moments!”.
The frame work for the south and west facing verandahs is almost complete. The frame for the fly wire room and north facing greenhouse is also almost finished.
In the distance kangaroos visit a nearby paddock, their presence affirming and exciting.
The guest house and main house are placed close together to make it easier for us to build a strong relationship with visiting woofers and guests. The guest kitchen and home kitchen are also close so that in the future cooking workshops can occur simultaneously within easy reach of each other.
Ralf showing Artemisia how the pulley system is used to bring materials to the upstairs rooms.
Building the barn doors.
Barn door detail.
Light earth detail: the house is 1.5 storeys high. Our bedrooms will sit in the high attic space.
Light earth detail.
Our caravan is now under cover. The solar panel attached provides us with ample electricity for the lights used by our caravan.
View from the east.
Greenhouse frame. The greenhouse will be our passive heater for the lounge and bathroom. It is going to be fantastic!
South facing verandah.
View from afar.
In the long grass a cob web necklace.
In the distance Kangaroos meet and greet.
But scurry off on seeing me…sorry!
Night sky with shooting star.
Night sky 2.