The first problem with an angle grinder is that when kitted out with my COVID19 mask, goggles; steaming up from the mask, and gloves are that I can’t turn the bloody thing on. I have spent the day finding Ali or Steve to turn it on! Grinding for about 10 minutes until my arms startContinue reading “Destruction before Construction”
Today I add a little more reality to the upstairs plans by including 4 short walkthrough videos. What do you think?
And now a wee tour of the inside, before we begin imagination is needed in large dollops. Having a look at the previously published drawn plans may or may not help.
Inside, downstairs, week 1 So I thought it may be useful to view achievements and the bank account at the end of one week. Eekk. Phase 1 – Inside, downstairs Week 1Removing all excess materials. Polishing ceiling sparsCutting and sanding ceiling and wall wood.Painting ceiling and wall wood with undercoat 9mm ply farContinue reading “Week 1 Over view”
Greetings, I realised this morning awaking at 5am, that I haven’t given you a guided tour of young Walter. So after a spot of yoga and a mug of coffee, here we go. Enjoy, and ask any questions in the comments below 🙂
Hello everyone, So today I was going through/ tidying everything out of the bus, ready to begin transforming Walter when I came across a Daily check pad from 2012. How exciting, I now know Paulo Silva drove the bus every day apart from 16th and 19th of March when Philip James drove him and forContinue reading “Walter’s History”
Upstairs plan for Walter Upstairs will include a bright seating area and a library full of lots of my father’s books. Hush don’t tell him, we haven’t asked him yet. He has super picture books about volcanos, fauna and flora, steam engines etc. ideal for browsing on rainy British summer days. There will be aContinue reading “The Double Decker Dream”
Planning the inside of Walter Downstairs birds-eye view. Here it is, the post you have been waiting for Today, tape measure in hand; one of those 5 m long twangy ones; that take off a finger if you let them coil back in too quickly, and two lengths of A4 paper stuck together, I measuredContinue reading “The Double Decker Dream”
Let me introduce you to Walter. He is a 1989 Denis Dominator Double Decker Bus. He was in service in Oxfordshire from his construction until bought by an estate agent in Southampton. This nameless seller of bricks and mortar had great plans to turn Walter into a mobile reptile zoo!! Unfortunately, he failed to receiveContinue reading “Who is Walter?”
Dirty, dirty Walter The precursor to Walter includes many adventures and can be found in different places. As this is day one of this blog the background will be added to completely randomly. If you are reading a few years on you may have a more logical, sequential picture of who, why, what and when. Continue reading “Walter”