After weeks and months of shoveling gravel and pulling up roots and stumps, I finally had a flat dirt surface to work with and clean patio slab and stepping stones. So now the back breaking work was over, or so I thought.
In September 2011, I signed over the final papers to my first place…. Let’s just say it wasn’t love at first sight. The place had been virtually untouched since it was built in the 70s.