• Getting the permit and laying the base!

    Well…. 2020 is over and I am sure everyone will never forget it… So here in Greece, we were in lockdown from March for a good few weeks until it was started to lift in May … and on May 26th we got our license [permit] finally to build the container home. The permit office asked a load of questions while I was there and so I have promised them we will have an “open day” when it is done and they can all come and see …. Obviously, without Lockdown we would have had it the end of March as it was literally 99% ready as we went into…

  • ONWARDS AND UPWARDS…..

    So as I mentioned before – I am new to this and after a very very long night where I suddenly realised I was just going round in circles trying to work out something on the site and it was WAY past midnight [ gone are the years when I am even remotely useful after 12pm!] I gave up and crashed …….. today a day of very large frappes [Cold coffee here in Greece and the staple of my day!] again banging my head against the hard drive and trying to call people to talk me through it and trying to read what looked like a recipe in Chinese on…