Day 23: No, I wasn’t checking up – honest!

As the block foundations go in for the outside east wall, I was caught with a tape measure, trying to work out where the brickwork began.  But now I know.  A skin of bricks goes on top of the outside layer of concrete blocks.  Inside that comes the insulation, and inside that will be a skin of Celcon blocks – or breeze blocks to those of a certain generation.  This is intended to be the Children’s Room and will be a lot better insulated than the lounge in the old building – and, as you can see, quite a lot wider.

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There was no problem at all (apart from the aesthetic) with that wobbly looking pile of blocks yesterday – they have been inserted very neatly into the wall between the main hall and the youth room.

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And, Graham, needing recovery time from the very idea of my checking up on the measurements, calls Nick away from the trenches for morning tea break.

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2 thoughts on “Day 23: No, I wasn’t checking up – honest!

  1. I am just loving seeing the progress on the building Priscilla. You are keeping such a great record of the process! Thank you.

    1. Thanks, Helen! I am just loving having the chance to see a building take shape. Much more interesting than the 3 years’ of meetings it took to get it started! Why can’t life always be so – well – productive?

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