Farina 2018, week 2 - Reports from Rosalie Dibben
Farina 2018, week 2 Reports from Rosalie Dibben
Wall frame construction June 2nd
The wall frames are up - re-grooping discussion in progress
The temporary western wall cladding is removed
Business in the canteen is picking up
Repointing rear Eastern wall of Transcontinental
Reaching for a Peel (used to move product in and out of the oven)
Visitors in the underground Bakery
To start the Rocky Horror builder's show, click on the miniature window in the black frame below!
Checking out the acacias (some of them very prickly!
Headed for the salt lake geology
Creeping down the rough track to the bed of Lake Farina. It might not look it, but this bit is quite scary as the track is slippery rubble!
One of the interesting surfaces - a mix of ? volcanic black rocks on soft white base.
A white quartzite area with significant amounts of clear stones.
The dry lake bed
Rosalie has retaliated with a portrait of Mike!
The original fire-place lives again
Internals taking shape at last.
Pre-painting the exterior cladding timbers.
North wall view as framing nears completion.
The two original chimneys fit in with the rebuilt structure.
Slate flooring in place and grouting in progress.
The underground bakery - early morning
Making ready for baking
Bun being added to the oven on the wooden shovel (Peel)
Removing baked product with the peel.
Freshly baked product being transferred to the cooling racks.
Range of product just out of the oven.
Just out of the oven.
Coating the lamingtons
Finished (coated) product ready for sale display.
Pies, pasties and sausage rolls in the warmer oven.
Breads and sweet buns ready for sale.
Fancy a coffee and bun?
Keeper of THE FIRE
Around the camp fire during the "Happy Hour".
Happy hour resting.
Morning in the Transcontinental
Looking at the latest images
Post Office under the Milky Way.
Outside the Police Station at night.
In the foreground - the "Donkey" (water heater) in the volunteer camp area.
Setting off to mow one of the walking trails.
Front of the Exchange Hotel in the early light.
The "Shepherd's hut, with the sheep waggon in the background.
Our camel drawn grader.
Over 50 volunteers jammed into Tom's shed for the weekly camp roast.
Looking towards the server area during a presentation.
The railway water tank at dawn.
Water tank in the background, railway cottage in the foreground.
Taking a chat break from stonework pointing.
The Post Office with an information bay in the background.
The "new look" signage colouring.
'Roos in the dawn light.
The sheep waggon.
An "Inner city" view of some of the activity around the Patterson building early this season.