left: Graham McDonald (V) , Martin K.,
middle: Graham McDonald, warden, right: warden
off the bedroom in the main building for reasons of noise reduction and
decrease of dampness caused by extensive cooking during high season
|left/middle: warden on top of the inside door above the
porch of the main building
right: Graham McDonald and hostel warden: extremely chuffed about the result and wondering what to put underneath the partition ... against the empty looking wall ... perhaps ... a new foodshelf!!!
|left: the wall underneath the new
right: same wall at the evening of the famous
the "Berneray Hostel Fantastic Puppet Show"
|We had the carpenter (Marc from Scotland), we had the intention of constructing a shelf, but we onl yhad a pile of drift wood combined with a some left over bits which didn't really help much, we thought, however... we were wrong.|
left: after a wee while of thought, Marc started measuring, hammering (right) and join(er)ing, ...
|... and what was looking like useless wood before did now turn into an extremely good looking new foodshelf allowing quite a few hostellers to "park" their shopping bags and boxes.|
|final touch up|
|and provided with a "wee dram" we all felt quite satisfied with the shelf and ourselves|
|swapping carpets after cleaning them in fresh air|
|painted walls in the "birds 'n bees"- suite,
new heater, and newly painted info shelf
|fitting doors to the kitchen shelf ...|
|undigging the sewage pipe|
|pondering about how to fix the sewage pipe|
|concrete basement of shelter for wheely bins|
|"waterworks" - preparing the outside walls for repainting|
|cleaning the tools|
|mixing concrete and closing the numerous inofficial entrances at the back side of the hostel for the various insects and thereby considerably reducing the draft at night|
|painter's fashion ...