• The morning after the second coat
    The Nest

    Second skin

    The house got to bathe in the Libra full moonlight with its freshly covered second coat on April 11th and 12th. Mark and his assistant (the professional render team) arrived on the morning of April 11th, along with our friends Val, Charlotte and Benny Boy to help us with the second coat. Matty had envisaged the whole task taking about 8 hours each day, but thankfully we finished up around 1 pm on the second day; giving Matty and I time to celebrate this special milestone. The second coat had to be followed by someone trowelling by hand after the render pump (unlike the first coat), and this trowelling started to give the…