I have somehow managed to freeze my blog from my computer!! So I am not able to post. I am using the "Bosses" computer because he is out of the Office. I hope to be back in blogland soon ( I need a 16 year old kid to show me what to do and FIX it!!)I have hit every key and still NOTHING!!!! Hope to be back blogging soon, oxo Cate :(
P.S Sorry I cannot even find a image to post from this computer...very boring
Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey - you feel incredibly Humble
I would like to introduce you to my Great Great Grandfather Lieutenant Sergeant Edwin Mann
(the Gentleman on the left). He fought in World War 1 in France 1915 -1918 around the Boulogne and Rouellas regions. My Great Great Grandfather received the Military Medal forBravery on the Field when a 100lb (approx 200kg) Bomb landed near his head after breaking thought the roof of his dug out. He then pick up the Bomb and carried it outside, knowing that if it went off inside the dug-out many Soilders and Offices would be kill. He survive the War and returned home to Australia. My Son will wear his Medals at our Dawn Service tomorrow.
Anzac Day is very special to me and as an Australian who spent my primary school years growing up in New Zealand I am extra proud. Anzac Cove was a very Humbling Experience a journey every Australian should make.
It is time to start looking around for tiles for The Reno and the first place to start in Brisbane is 'elite bathware and tiles' in East Brisbane, they have the most spectacular range of tiles. I have fallen deeply in love with the tiles above, the photos donot do any justice to just how beautiful these tiles really are. They are from the Italian Company sicis.com and it is worth a visit to their web site.
I have been thinking about the entry of The Reno I want it to be special because it is introducing the theme for the rest of the house. I have however inherited a few interesting items which I have to keep eg a stainless steel balustrade and the position for the staircase. I have been able to moved, added and demolished walls to help it flow and add a beautiful feature window for light and some really wonderful doors, once the plaster board goes up then the magic begins.... oxo Cate
We are having a baking day today...so we ( my children and neighbourhood children) are busy writing out the shopping list for all the yummy ingredients we are going to need for baking. My little boy is going to make fairy bread and he said this is all you need...'bread, butter and fairies.' (I sure he meant hundreds and thousands but the fairies would taste much sweeter.) This was one of those special moments why I love being a Mum...
I still must be in holiday mode because these beautiful pictures remind me of a Beach House in the Bahama's and not the Navy and White colour theme I am working on for the Great Room in the Reno !! I do love the burst of colour. Oh NO...Do I rethink my whole colour scheme ? xox Cate
The best thing about going on Holidays is coming home especially when I can go to site and see all the work that has been done to my Reno while I have been away...all the bi-fold doors are in place, the extensions have roofs and there is now a new Office...bring on the plaster board !
Door schedule finished...TICK Doors ordered TICK ...these are like the doors I have ordered for my Reno project, I am still deciding whether to paint them black like the picture or white...time will tell.(I will however use Black doors in my next project!) now I can go away, relax and sleep...
me...watching my new slab being poured (not really)
Who would have believed the day when I am having a slab poured for the new Office extension it decides to rain, a light shower at first then buckets and buckets, all day!!...thank goodness I payed someone else for the privilege to be cold and wet...