Thursday, July 22, 2010

Lights Camera Action!

Finally after all this time, we have action on the block. Can you believe it? I certainly can't!

I was asked by a friend if I cried and could I believe it. Well I didn't cry - much to my surprise - I was more excited than anything.....maybe I'm holding back the tears for the slab? It's been so long, and so many frustrating, angry, upset tears have been shed, I think it was a case of relief, excitement and wonder.

So last weekend the digger was delivered. Because of our difficult block, the first thing to be done was the sewer encasing. Not a glamourous first job on the block like a slab, but action anyway!

Dave and I were in the front yard Sunday morning, and saw it being delivered. We screamed at the kids (nothing unusual there.....) to get outside and take a look!

In the afternoon, we all walked down (it's about 5 houses away from the rental) took photos (below) and went and told the neighbours it was all going to start. We had a lovely welcome from our neighbours on the right. They asked us in for a cuppa, and were really happy for us. Even invited the kids in the pool in summer! The lady at the front just wanted to know when it would be finished!!! ha ha ha!!!

Wednesday was the start of the actual digging.

We now are the proud owners of a concrete line! But this is where our house will grow. Can't wait!!!

Bel x x x

The empty block

What's that on the block!!!

The troops!
Water at the end of our street - about 100m away
The Loo!

Concrete truck!
The old pipes that are being replaced
The new pipes/connectors