Tuen's Blog

Infrequent diary of a procrastinator

Archive for August, 2009

Mary’s Birthday

We celebrated Mary’s birthday recently.  Her actual day was on a Tuesday, but because Ian had tuition, we only cut the cake that evening. The dinner celebration was postponed to the following Saturday evening, where we went to Oggy for some Italian food. The food was quite ok and the place decent. Full photos here. Download Video

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End of a Nightmare

It looks like our bathroom renovation is finally at an end, after a litany of errors and delays. Even after the new acrylic sheeting finally arrived, more problems occurred. The shower door was found to be too tall because they didn’t take into consideration the height of the shower-base when tiling the wall (They normally [...]

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James and Jill’s Engagment Party

Jack and Jill went up the hill, to fetch a pail… no they went to get engaged. A few weeks ago, we attended a party hosted by Adrian and Penny, on the occasion of James and Jill’s engagement. The party was at Adrian’s house, which was a very nice and big place. A delicious lunch [...]

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So the 10th of August rolls around and I give Rob a call to see if the shower screen has arrived. It has and he tells me that they will come and start installation the next afternoon. Next day late morning, Kevin comes around and starts working on the screens. He asks for the garage to [...]

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Toilet Renovation

We are in the midst of renovating our common bathroom and toilet. We’ve been thinking about doing it for some time now, but a recent discovery pushed us to do it sooner rather than later. I discovered that the shower stall was sinking into the floorboards upstairs! It started with water dripping off the downstairs [...]

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On Hold

You might have noticed that there’s been no recent posts on my blog. Well, that’s because I’ve been busy with my new HP Tablet PC, updating and transferring data from my old Tablet. Everything else has been put on hold, including my woodwork. Anyway, the update and transfer of data is more or less done, so [...]

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