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Swimming and pisang goreng

I went swimming today.

Hubby goes to his adult swimming class every Saturday. So today I decided to join him. Not for the class, but just to swim a few laps on my own in the pool while he had his class.

It was good to feel pumped after doing a few hard laps... followed by some slow steady strokes in between. I was in the pool for about an hour. After that went I got out, there was still that familiar whoosh heavy feeling when I stepped out of the water back to the world of gravity.

After showering as we were walking back to the car...


"Why are you walking so slowly?" -hubby, slightly annoyed

"Oooh, I'm just enjoying that feeling of gravity... and the soft feeling in my muscles"

"Yeah, I think my leg muscles feel kinda wobbly too"
-hubby

"I'm not wobbly, I'm just schmooshy" -said I contentedly

"What do you feel like doing now?"

"I feel like eating pisang goreng!"

"Huh? Why?"
-hubby, curiously

"I dunno, just a f…

Brickwork in progress

Whoah!!! Take a look at this!!!



Yes people. Brick work has started. Which means in 6 months time, we should be seeing the transformation of this mess to what we intend to call 'Our Home'.


(front view of master bedroom from outside)

Interestingly, they use two different kinds of brick. The clay coloured ones are the walls that will be eventually plastered up and painted, while the cream coloured ones will be left as open face brick walls.


(rear view of house)

For those who are interested in some details, here is a picture showing how they mark out the areas for the different rooms.



And the picture below shows how they lay the double brick for the external walls.



So things seem to be humming along pretty nicely in this department.

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