You can’t run from a shadow but you can invite it to dance….

A round of applause for the shiny Notched Trowel that takes centre stage slanting the light rays, deserving a post of it’s own Yep, I’d never heard of a Notched Trowel either until I started my patio laying journey – And then I was bombarded by all shapes and intricacies! What’s a notched trowel? To nurture your curiosity, a notched trowel (not ‘towel’, easy to … Continue reading You can’t run from a shadow but you can invite it to dance….

Keep digging – Oz isn’t far!

OMG what happened youtube, for laying a patio you didn’t nail it?? Youtube can be my DIY bible.  I’ve watched zillions of ‘how to’ clips and married the best and worst into my own techniques.  So naturally, I figured the videos for laying a patio would be equally as good. Well, if your garden is perfectly flat, weed-free, has a soil level much lower than your … Continue reading Keep digging – Oz isn’t far!

Forget the gym, ferry screed!

Forget the gym, in 1 day without leaving the boundary of my small garden, I walked a stonking 13.6km (22,236 steps) ferrying screed! Nice to be back!  Every last ounce of my recent energy has been doing DIY rather than typing it…. Else I’ll never finish before peach season ends (check my bio if you don’t understand)! A guy at work (my ‘normal’ job) used … Continue reading Forget the gym, ferry screed!