Fantastic spring day in Hølen

16.03.2008 Originally uploaded by Truls. The weather turned really good today and we decided to stay at home fixing up the garden. A perfect decition, since it topped out at about 10 Celcius degrees and sun from a blue sky. Sofie played and Elisabeth and I removed some of the mess from the foundation work […]

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Day 10 & 11

14.03.2008 Originally uploaded by Truls. Yesterday was quite hectic, and my stress-level was even higher. But everything went as planned and the concrete slab is now in place and everything is ready for the building to arrive _early_ monday morning. My good friend (and photographer: www.lorentz.no) LP and my dad will help me out on […]

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Day 9

13.03.2008 Originally uploaded by Truls. It’s coming together. The foundation is ready and the truck with the concrete arrives at 11 am tomorrow. Tired but excited now. It’s going to be good to see the concrete slab ready. Now it’s time to go to bed. Au revoir!

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Status Quo

workshop_pano Originally uploaded by Truls. Rushed home from job today to find the building site in the very same state as when I took this panorama-picture at 06.40 this morning. Turned out that the hydraulic-pump on the drilling rig had blown yesterday. So the allready thight schedule is even thighter now. They’ll do the last […]

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13 truckloads of rock….

11.03.2008 Originally uploaded by Truls. The guys have been working hard today (12 hrs) and have removed 13 truckloads of rock during the day in addition to at least to blows early in the morning. At 7 pm they called it a day, and then all the rocks had been removed. Tomorrow there will be […]

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Master Blaster

IMG_5928 Originally uploaded by Truls. The blasting finally started today. Two shots after the school next door closed it’s doors at 2 pm. Great fun to look at! The blasting will continue with a couple of shots tomorrow. Hopefully that’s it, and the guys can start working on the foundation. The guy who’s going to […]

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Day 5 – Saturday

A grey and rainy day in Hølen. No progress besides the fact that the electrical cable to connect the shop turned up. Another piece in the puzzle, I guess. Blasting starts on monday. Untill that you can enjoy this fine clip from the legendary Norwegian band Raga Rockers:

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Day 4

07.03.2008 Originally uploaded by Truls. Ah! The drilling rig is here. Had a chat with the contractor today (a very nice guy who looks like a slightly overweight Lemmy, btw) and the drilling/blasting will start tomorrow or monday. He assured that the foundation work will be done by thursday. So everything is going according to […]

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Not exactly “Day 3”

Pancakes! Originally uploaded by Truls. Well, I promised to give daily updates on the progress, but after a rather hectic day of meetings in Oslo I came home to a building site where zip had happened during the day. The reason is propably that the same firm are blasting just on the other side of […]

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Day 2

IMG_5825 Originally uploaded by Truls. After a long day at work with frequent MMS-messages with updated pictures from Elisabeth it was great to come home and find the hole plot cleaned and ready for drilling and blasting. Checked the measurements and everything goes as planned. Amazing to see how the terrain changes from one day […]

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