Fading afternoon light in the south facing what-will-be study area
Things are really coming on. Although technically, that phrase is banned, along with “It’s coming together nicely”.
Clean walls, natural light.
All the rooms bar the big bathroom are now plaster boarded. The space looks much cleaner and more delineated. The picture above was taken from the front door. Behind Jon will be a small library/study area.
Looking North over the lake.
This picture is looking north. The window at the end will be replaced with sliding glass doors, onto a deck, overlooking the lake. In the space between will be a simple kitchen and then a living area with log burner. I shall probably devote a whole future blog post to the log burner. It’s gorgeous.
The view through the soon-to-be glass doors
On the picture above the lake is empty of geese, ducks or other water fowl. They are often on the lake throughout the day, congregating noisily, or just gliding along and then flying off again in unison. Watching them and figuring out their schedules is becoming a favourite pastime.
A very public convenience
The blog wouldn’t be complete without a picture of the central bog. So, here it is.
Late afternoon over the lake
Time to head back back West. Two pictures of the lake before we drive into the sunset.
Bird on a wire
October disappeared under a pile of insulation boards.
All but 2 of the internal walls came down, and the new ones went up. Temporarily, the loo stays put, right in the middle of the lodge in the door way to what is now (or shortly will be) the main bedroom. This is fine for the chaps, they don’t object to public peeing, but not ideal for the rest of us. Sitting on the loo affords a near-panoramic view, with windows on 3 sides. My tea drinking habit vanishes at the seaside.
There’s a lovely view on the other side of all that insulation.
Goodbye, old bathroom.
The old walls are down and the new ones go up
The Presidential suite boasts en suite facilities and flat screen telly
We can’t see the trees for the wood.
The lodge stripped out, these are our temporary facilities:
Delightfully quirky unfitted kitchen
Jonno’s special ‘turny tap’
Minimalist, exhibitionist toilet
Then, something happens…
The internet comes to Seaside Lodge
Seaside Lodge boasts state of the art technology, as can be seen in this picture of ‘technology corner’
Finally, for October, here’s a picture on Anderby Creek beach late one afternoon. Less than 100m away, and lovely.
Anderby Creek beach, late afternoon, October.