Photo Challenge: a FRESH way of looking at things


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Some of the activity over this weekend provides progress towards having a fresh outlook from the will-it-ever-be completed new home.  This is how it was:

As it started.

As it started.

This is how it is becoming:

Out with the old.

Out with the old.

The new start going in.

The new start going in.

The new continue ... (Note enlarged windows in the far wing.)

The new continue …
(Note enlarged windows in the far wing.)

After this, when we hold an open house party, it really will be one.  The doors concertina.

I rather liked the timber, but you couldn’t open those windows enough for proper airing, and the wood had been thoroughly fed upon for decades …

Do you think it is an improvement?

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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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42 Responses to Photo Challenge: a FRESH way of looking at things

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  2. litadoolan says:

    All the fresh light coming in sounds like your home will be an uplifting place to be. Good call!


  3. calmgrove says:

    In short, yep.
    ‘The doors concertina…’ Ever the musician, eh?


  4. The Asian says:

    Definitely an improvement to what it originally looked like!


  5. I’m seeing lots of window cleaning 😊 I have big windows in full sun but they don’t open, the only time they get cleaned is when my Mum visits, apparently she’s got a thing about dirty window 😳😄


  6. Marco says:

    A vast improvement, for sure!


  7. Heyjude says:

    I love bi-fold doors – bringing the outside in. Your house will be lovely and light after all the work.


  8. Sonel says:

    Definitely an improvement Col! Love the new look! 😀


  9. Tom Merriman says:

    Things are coming along nicely there I see, Col!


  10. Arkenaten says:

    I think Olde Worlde has its place – someone else’s place.
    Aluminium window frames ( I presume?) – best thing since sliced bread.
    It’ll look smashing when its done. Cracking job.


  11. adeeyoyo says:

    I am a window fan! I love an airy house. Well done, Col!


  12. de Wets Wild says:

    Certainly making good progress!


  13. Pussycat44 says:

    You should enter the “Home” magazine’s home improvement competition and win a few $$$$$ for all your hard work.


  14. newsferret says:

    Rather you than me, but in the end it will be worth the upset.


  15. Grannymar says:

    I love the concertina doors/windows, a great way to bring the outdoors in, during fine weather. I did notice the larger winders over in the side wing. In twelve months time all the work will be just a memory and well worth the effort.


  16. Yes, it’s looking much better. You’ve been a very busy bee, 🙂


  17. Absolutely. I love big windows, specially ones that slide or fold.


  18. Mr. Atheist says:

    Lookin’ great!


  19. Patrecia (with an E) says:

    oh and just the thing for a budding writer


  20. Patrecia (with an E) says:

    what a transformation, well done it is super


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