Tuesday 23 March 2010

Fences, Side Gate and Side Panel + Yard Pics

Here are some updated photos:

BELOW: Wags the dog, being spoilt inside:

BELOW: The Pool area, and the new under construction retaining wall in the foreground:

BELOW: The view over the side fence:

BELOW: The upper level of the back yard (from east side):

BELOW: The upper level of the back yard (from west side):

BELOW: The retaining wall (under construction):

BELOW: The side panel (west side):

BELOW: Side gate integrated into panel (east side):

That's it for now...

Monday 8 February 2010

Boundary Fence, Retaining Wall and Garden...

Hi Everyone,

Below are some updated photos as to what has been happening at the Brown Residence.

BELOW: The new boundary fence:

BELOW: The retaining wall. This is the finished height (need caps now):

BELOW: More of the Retaining Wall (need to get into those stairs):

BELOW: New garden with NZ Flax and Cowra Pebbles:

That's it for now...
John & Tarin

Tuesday 19 January 2010

The great wall of yass!

It has been a busy few days working on the retaining wall.
Here are some progress pics:

BELOW: The start of the staircase:

BELOW: More of the staircase...

BELOW: And another...

BELOW: The corner returning to the side of the house:

BELOW: The area outside the kitchen:

That's it for now...
John & Tarin

Friday 15 January 2010

The Rear Retaining Wall Starts...

Finally, I am on leave from work and I can make some progress on the rear retaining wall. Here are some progress pics:

BELOW: The 550 blocks, ALL to be carried down the site...

BELOW: The staircase corner stones...

BELOW: Along the back area, will end up at 5 courses high...

BELOW: Another progress pic...

BELOW: Up to 3 courses here...

BELOW: Where the staircase will be located...

BELOW: Along the back of the pool area...

More pics will be posted as progress is made.
John & Tarin.

Wednesday 13 January 2010

Well the new year has arrived.

And its a busy one all ready.

The kids are off till the end of the month and with the heat we have had the pool has been getting a great work out. its been wonderful. The kids have slept till 8 or 9 most mornings.

Well as we approach the school year kalinda will begin high. she is really looking forward to it. Kev will be in year 5 and the twin in year 3.

Kevan will start 4 day of training for gym come next week. The coach is really pleased with him and kevan is really enjoying it too.

As for the house we have received the blocks for the back retaining wall almost 5 grands worth. John and i will start them this coming friday. i cant wait till all this is done so i can start to get some plants and all in there.

Any ways we will have more pics and stuff by the end of the week.

hope you all had a merry christmas and 2010 is good to you all

Taz, John and the Kids

Thursday 10 December 2009

Kalinda's School Formal...

Hi Everyone,

Kalinda had her school formal tonight. She will leave Year 6 this year and head off to high school next year...

BELOW: Kalinda dressed up...

BELOW: Kalinda in her formal dress...

BELOW: Jenaya (left) and Kalinda:

BELOW: From Left: Kalinda, Kevan, Josh & Tommy.

Sunday 29 November 2009

BIG Awards at the Gymnastics Competition

Hi Everyone,

This afternoon, Kalinda and Kevan went to their Gymnastics Competition.

Kalinda received a Participation Medallion:

AND Kevan got:
- Team Trophy for Third Place Overall, and
- The Team's Most Improved Gymnast

Well done, kids!!!

Friday 27 November 2009

Well the concreting is now finally finished its looking great and all it needs now is a clean, sealer and the wall and then the decorating can start :)

Here is some eye candy for you all

Tuesday 24 November 2009

The concreting work continues...

The concretors are now working their way across the back of the house and pool. Probably be done by the end of the week (hopefully).
Here are some progress photos:

Saturday 21 November 2009

The concreted areas after cleaning...

Today I pressure-cleaned the pool area to get rid of the excess ochre and concrete chunks. The colour is a bit patchy but this goes away when it get sealed, which will probably be within the next 2 weeks.