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Edwina Cameron
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Addendum
Hi. I planned never to write another entry here, but with all the support we received along the way for this journey it seemed a bit mean not to come back and let you know we are all alive and well. Dan and I parted ways at the start of last year and my tim...

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Tiling The Kitchen and Other Stories
In one of the most exciting developments around here in a while, Dan has started tiling the kitchen in Big House.  This is just before he started... And this is him getting into the swing of things.  They're floor tiles, so a LITTLE thicker (actually, a lot...

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Where It's At
\When last I wrote, I talked about the job of cleaning up the back paddock of weeds. This is what it looks like now. We can't take credit for it - our neighbour did all the work to get the ground ready for his cattle over Winter.  Him using our paddocks has...

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An Overdue Post
Once upon a time, there was a blog.  There was a woman who wrote this blog, let's call her Edwina, and she also did 679 million other things and sometimes she sort of had to let the blog fall away a little to keep the wheels of her life from wobbling off co...

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Exterior Inspirations
This is what our big old Queenslander looks like at the moment. If you can ignore the overgrown tree, you can get a fair idea of what we have to work with.  Here's an example of what we'd LIKE it to look like. This particular example has the added example o...

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Bathroom Renovation Inspiration
Following on from yesterday, when I showed you  why bathroom is a dirty word around here  at the moment (literally), I bring you a series of slightly less horrifying photos. Before I start though, I'm going to show you the bathroom we actually use, before a...

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Bathroom Woes
What if your bathroom looked like this. Say the shower had been pulled off the wall by your husband so he could attach the high pressure hose for use INSIDE the house (don't even get me started). Say your rickety toilet, an afterthought built into the hotte...

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An Update on the Bonded Stores on Margaret Street, Brisbane
A few days ago, I shared a post on the Bonded Stores on Margaret Street , saying that demolition may commence at any time. We had some great news yesterday afternoon, with the announcement that the State Government has issued a stop work order for work on t...

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Let's Go Fly A Kite
This renovation has been moving a little, ahem, slowly of late. In fact, it's barely been moving at all. Sometimes we get through lots of work on the place, other times we are more occupied with actual paid work - which we need in order to fund the renovati...

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The Bonded Stores and Brisbane Heritage
A couple of months ago, I heard about the fight to save the Bonded Stores on Facebook. I've since become involved with the Brisbane Heritage group and the fight to save these three beautiful buildings from demolition.  This is the central building, called O...
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