Owner Builder Exam Passed!

Just passed my Owner-builder exam online at http://www.ozob.com.au. Now I have to go to the office of fair trading and get an Owner-builders certificate. I am so not good at digesting regulations and understanding what needs doing. Funny how some things you do, other...

Organic Feast Cafe

Went to Organic Feast for a Coffee on the weekend. As you do at Cafe's you grab a magazine. My wife found me a magazine named "The Owner Builder". I loved it. So many real life experiences of people building low cost but very interesting structures. By the end of the...

Maitland Waterproofing

I have just finished coding a website for a friend. He's running a Waterproofing business. I got him to do the waterproofing in my bathroom renovation, which he did a great job of. I was amazed at how neat the end result was (he used these cute little plastic dishes...

The Rear Deck Renovation – We have a plan

When you start to think of what you want for a certain portion of the house. There is a period of time where ideas surface and command attention for while but ultimately don't reach the final design. I suppose planning is important so you don't just go for the first...

Milestone – 1st Shower in New Bathroom

OK. Well finally the plumbers arrived and have connected the shower, toilet, vanity, bath and floor wastes. So tonight we had our first shower. It was so nice to get clean in our own house for a change (it's been 7 months). I don't recommend taking so long to renovate...

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James is an IT Professional based in Melbourne, Australia. He blogs about Information Technology, Open Source software, home renovations, good reads and travel.

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