Jun
23
Day 4 saw us make it through to the final straight with just a couple of things needed to be done. It doesn’t look like much progress has been made since Day 3, but the decking is all nailed down, the base boards (bits of decking on the sides) have been attached, and the...
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Jun
23
Day 3 The deck is now actually looking like a deck. All of the decking boards have been cut to length, although at this stage they haven’t been nailed down. Also the rain has started to encroach on the project, cutting short the work for the day.
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Jun
17
Day 2 didn’t really go to plan with the deck. Unfortunately we hadn’t dug down far enough for the deck. A bit more dirt had to be removed. Well it wasn’t just a little bit of dirt that had to be removed. While the second day was hampered with a little bit to...
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Jun
13
Here are the photos from the first day of work on the deck. As you can see today, was more about digging down the building up. The builder, Simon hopes to get the structure built tomorrow, and the deck laid down on Friday. All of his newly dug holes passed a site inspection. Also...
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May
31
Here are some photos of my aquarium at present. All of the fish have been doing well. At present there are Glass Tailfin Tetras, a group of 6 Otocinclus catfish, 5 bronze corydorus catfish, and one of the angel fish from the tank before the rebuild. Also the plants are doing well...
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May
07
We had a late night visitor to our backyard tonight. Caught a couple of photos of him. We have seen these before around the streets, but never before in our yard. I am pretty sure that this is a Southern Boobook/Morepork
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Apr
07
On Thursday evening after catching Alexis’s show Conservatism we headed to the Melbourne Town hall to buy tickets for Adam Hills, Jason Byrne, Dylan Moran and Puppet Up. The town hall is the main box office for the comedy festival. After speaking to the ticket agent, we...
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Apr
06
Last night I went and saw workmate Alexis and his brother do their comedy show at the Coopers Inn. Conservatism is a mix of skits and stand up. While there were still a couple of rough edges, they were still quite entertaining for the hour they were on. So they definitely get my...
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Apr
05
When I was setting up the aquarium I took a bunch of photos as I went along. I have compiled these into a time lapse movie. Couple of things to note: The wires on the bottom at the start are a Red Sea Root therm system. The bottom layer of substrate is laserite from Boronia...
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Apr
03
As setting up the new aquarium has involved a bunch of new equipment I have been looking online for the gear. This is less about price and more about choice. The online stores simply have a better range of gear and I am able to check out information online about the equipment...
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