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A few weeks in an “insta”

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Progress has been making slow headway around here, which makes for little blog content. But there’s always little bits of projects on the go that end up on Instagram (@duckeggblueblog). So I thought I’d share them here in case you don’t catch them there. And there are a few bonus pics that haven’t yet seen the light of day!

So… starting out the back which is our current priority, here’s progress in pictures:

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Much to my delight we’ve also made a start on the master bedroom, finally replacing the cranky old sliding door with a more pleasant hinged option, and the nightmare of wallpaper stripping has begun…

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Besides this, I’ve set myself another six year deadline to get our travel albums completed. A few short weeks away is the day that six years ago we headed off on the adventure of our lifetime.

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As we lived the nomadic life there was a lot of talk about kids and houses and settling down – and suddenly here we are and I’m wondering if that “big OE” was really the adventure of a lifetime?! Every day is the adventure of a lifetime is it not?! In another six years, who knows… I might even be missing these days of endless demo and painting?

 

Itchy feet

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I’ve been working on the sequel to this. It’s taking me a while… picture me gazing into space with a dreamy look on my face as I reminisce about such good times. Such Good Times.

I also spent allllll of Saturday out painting the letterbox and gate. But it’s raining… I don’t feel like going out to get a grey and drippy picture, so you’ll just have to believe me. When it stops raining I will finish painting and you’ll get a fancy after picture – you’ll just have to be patient.

In the meantime, sing with me “rain, rain… go away… we can’t remember what to do on a rainy day!”