A teacher, married to my childhood sweetheart, with four beautiful children. Living in a strawbale home that we built ourselves. Dabbling in writing, crochet, sewing and knitting. Lover of dogs, cows and birds.

Windows and Walls, by Gordon Goulding

Windows and Walls Mont and Bec’s house is dancing! Waltzing and spinning – Round and round it goes! Singing loudly: “Windows and walls!” The tanks are jumping! Hopping and bumping – Up and down they go! Joining the song: “Windows and Walls!” The fruit trees spin and slide, Joining the dizzy dance. Trampoline sommersaults! “Whee!” […]


Front of the house If you come to stay, this will be your view! The best! Georgia and Bella love the new windows too the south side (back) I’ll never forget arriving at my house this afternoon and seeing the windows. The elation I felt was akin to finding out I was pregnant, or when […]

Monte rendering in the main bathroom

And it goes on…

It has been nearly two years since we moved all our crap over here in a shipping container, storing it for what seems like an eternity and making-do in a tiny shack whilst we build the home about which we’ve been dreaming for the past ten years. And it goes on still, but not without […]

A bit more news

A bit more news

Not a lot to report, although things at the house are moving along nicely. I haven’t blogged for a month! Apologies! We are waiting for the windows: Double-glazed Western Red Cedar casement windows! They will be beautiful, and we can’t wait to get them in and have LOCK UP! I feel as though having lockup […]