Saturday, 10 December 2011

One Month

So, the first month has gone by
And boy oh boy
The kind of the 'mass'
So many emotions, fatigue, joy, highs, lows

And of course tons of chipped off cement and other 'debris' carted off to the dechetterie.

And the most incredible of all is the encouragement we get from you - our friends, family (even the neighbour's son popped in to see what we were up too and told us we're very courageous!)

Our latest task, since Wednesday has been to break up the tiled floor and we discovered old stone pavement underneath. Unfortunately we cannot use it in the house, but it will make a lovely terrace in front of Ugly Betty

No need going to gym!

This breaking up consists of O bashing the floor base with his favorite 'mass' and then I drag the pieces away and of course cart it out to the trailer waiting for another trip to the waste disposal place where the guys are getting to know us quite well.

A daunting task which we thought would last quite a couple of days, but by Monday this will be done!

Old stone under the cement
About 10 cm of cement

Little by little, chisel by chisel, we're liberating Ugly Betty of her cement prison!


  1. Again, hats off! You guys are either tremendously brave or simply mad... bises!uju

  2. Uj Think its more 'simply mad'! Bises

  3. bravo à tous les deux.... je suis tres admirative!
    bizz fred

  4. Merci ma Fred - tu viens nous aider quand alors?