Tadpole Part 7: The Before & The After

Here are some ‘before’ and ‘after’ shots – so we can see how far we’ve come since 1st April 2014!

 

At the beginning –  a burnt out shell of a building

A burnt out roofless structure

A burnt out roofless structure

 

and suddenly ..

The tadpole building

The tadpole building

 

 

Walls go up and extend the original rondavel

Walls go up and extend the original rondavel

Looks better now

Looks better now

 

looking south

looking south

 

at sunset now

at sunset now

 

the original doorway

the original doorway

and now its an interior doorway!

and now its an interior doorway!

And again from the inside – the original door and window to its left.

that original doorway from the inside

that original doorway from the inside

 

our masonry stove - faced in soap stone

our masonry stove – faced in soap stone

Remember the saga of the stairs:

Mr Willard infront of the eventual stairs

Mr Willard infront of the eventual stairs

 

Well we got there in the end!

stairs - unfinished

stairs – unfinished

Finished stairs

Finished stairs

 

Looking down those stairs

Looking down those stairs

And finally the school room up those stairs

 

Montessori school room upstairs in Tadpole

Our Montessori school room upstairs in Tadpole

 

The Scottish play in our school library

The Scottish play in our school library

 

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3 thoughts on “Tadpole Part 7: The Before & The After

  1. It looks so great!! I love getting the “Eastern Highlander” new blog post emails – thanks for keeping us updated on your life and progress!

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