Can’t do much at the moment

Two weeks ago I hurt my back again while at work!  Initially it was only the muscles that hurt, but then I also caught a cold and when I laid in bed and sneezed, it was as though someone had stuck a knife in my spine.

I’m really hoping that it is not a slip-disc again, but the symptoms are the same, although I have less pain now and am able to move easier.

Unfortunately however, I now have a diarrhea and sickness bug which I caught from Kelly.

All this means that I can’t do anything at the moment and so have nothing interesting to write about I’m afraid.

 

Parachute garage

I needed to build a shleter for my car over winter.  I cut some Pine saplings and tied for of them together.

parachute garage

Then I tied four more saplings horizontally to the four uprights to form a frame.

parachute garage-4 (Large)

I then draped a parachute over the hole frame-work as a cover.

parachute garage-1 (Large)

To drive the car in, I lift up the front edge of the parachute and pull it back down once the car is inside.

parachute garage-2 (Large)

As long as I clean the snow off daily it should last the winter.

Unwelcomed visitors

Last Thursday (30th October) I drove to the cabin to drop off the trailer.  When I got out of my car I noticed part of the door frame laying on the  veranda floor.

broken door-1

On closer inspection I saw that my cabin had been broken in to!!

They had gone through all the draws

breakin-3

and containers

breakin-1

They found the keys to all the doors, but destroyed all the doors and locks anyway.

broken door-4

There were 5 other cabins that were also broken in to, including Teres’ parent cabin where they also broke 2 windows.

They took a variety of tools and cans of petrol and diesel + my neighbours grandson’s snowmobile!

We spent the weekend at the cabin, but instead of a relaxing, fun weekend; I spent the weekend cleaning and repairing doors.

door repaired door repaired-2

On Saturday it snowed heavily, but we got out ok with the cars on Sunday.

snowfall lapland