Every day, the north container creeps ever closer to completion. Those finishing touches always take a little longer than you expect, but it is worth the extra time and effort to get it just right. So, this is what we’ve been busy with over the last couple of weeks.Continue reading North Container Finishing Touches
This blog post is coming to you live from our new emergency lockdown home office!
If you are one of my Instagram followers, you’ll know that we spent much of Level 5 of South Africa’s Coronavirus lockdown working on our lockdown home office; just in case. Things are a little uncertain at the moment. An office would make a good bedroom if someone close to us found themselves out of work and in need of accommodation. Or, we could use as originally intended – an office or study.Continue reading Emergency Lockdown Home Office Reveal
One of our concerns, when we began building the container house, was soundproofing the bedrooms. As we will be living communally, we run the risk of having to live with each other’s noise. What do you do if you want to sleep, but others want to watch an action movie? Since moving to the country, we have also come to the realization that many of our neighbours like to listen to loud music long into the night, which can make it difficult to sleep.Continue reading Soundproofing Bedrooms