August 16, 2010

60 Greenpark Terrace: BOUGHT!

No sooner was the ink dry on the Clyde Road offer, when Joy and I started looking for a new house.   Bruce & I have been clear that we wanted to keep a city pad, something small, inexpensive, and easy to care for. I’d been looking at houses on-line for […]
August 16, 2010

36 Clyde Road: SOLD!

A few months ago, our Clyde Road flatmates, Vern and Evelyn, decided to move out.   We felt the universe was sending us a message to give selling the house another try thus allowing us to move on with our grander plans.   The Clyde Road house was just too big too […]
August 15, 2010

Heating Installation, Phase 4 (July 12 – 22, 2010)

Team Oamaru came back up for another two week stint during the height of winter and during a busy time for me & Bruce as we were in the midst of getting the Christchurch house, aka ‘Clyde Road’, on the market for sale. Bruce, Ollie, and I found ourselves stuck […]
July 11, 2010

Heating Installation, Phase 3 (June 7 – July 2, 2010)

Ah, nothing like a deluge of rain and a slide into winter to put us waaaaayyyyy behind schedule. I have failed miserably as a project manager <grin> as my original ‘guestimates’ for the heating installation project timeline has now slipped by a month or two: Phase 1: Demolition of existing […]