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Improving the back side of our house

August 7, 2020

The house where we live in used to be the change and shower building for the mine workers. The former owner David built...

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General update, what's going on at La Mina

June 19, 2020

Many things are going on at La Mina San Cayetano, so I will address some of those in this post. Many photos have been...

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Water collecting grid under the main gate

May 1, 2020

Last year Ondrej had make a super sturdy iron grid for under the main gate to collect rainwater. Outside the gate an...

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The 'comments' section did not work, sorry...

April 25, 2020

Hi Followers,As I am addicted to your comments on my blog posts, I was negatively surprised that no comments had been...

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My best pump control house ever made

April 24, 2020

The former owner of La Mina San Cayetano had many unfinished projects. When I asked him why he had not completed it he...

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Corona update from Mallorca

April 10, 2020

When the lockdown started in Spain on March 14 we were here on Mallorca - as we are most of the time. We had no...

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Concrete flooring in coal storage building

May 22, 2020

The concrete floors in the 3 rooms of the coal storage building were very bad, many cracks and very bad quality...

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Natural stone walls, one more try...

December 20, 2019

It is reckoned there are more than 80,000 km of stone walls on Mallorca, so going around the globe two times. Natural...

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Final chapter of the arch part II

November 8, 2019

Today we poured the concrete for the front of the arch, so part II. Now only the middle part needs to be done and the...

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The final chapter of the arch building has started

October 11, 2019

I have already created several posts about arch construction of concrete.Flashback for new readers For those who are...

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Update about the lawn, doors and more

August 23, 2019

The lawnThe lawn is improving steadily, although there are some issues. For instance the placement of the sprinklers is...

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Papa Mark...

July 19, 2019

We have 12 chicks right now, the oldest 4 are about 6 weeks old and the others should have hatched in 1 nest, but a...