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Yangshuo Secret Garden Project Developments
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A Stair Is Born
Originally posted: 11 March, 2011 by Ian Ford
The gallery needed stairs that would be functional, since they would see heavy traffic, but also light and airy to suit their surroundings. We found the ideal solution
Originally posted: 02 February, 2011 by Fengzi
Also known as Chinese New Year, the Spring Festival is the most important Chinese holiday and commemorates the lunar New Year.
Originally posted: 29 January, 2011 by Fengzi
Before the Spring festival it is traditional for all families to clean their houses thoroughly. This sweeps away bad luck and bad spirits that may have accumulated during the year, allowing good fortune to flow in for the new year.
Originally posted: 03 January, 2011 by Fengzi
I have very high standards and expectations. However, over the past few months, I have been going through a process of realigning and lowering my expectations. Even so, I find it very difficult to accept the level of workmanship on many occassions.
A Trip To The Guilin Plant And Flower Market
Originally posted: 27 December, 2010 by Ian Ford
Fengzi and I used the quiet day after Boxing Day for a trip up to Guilin's Plant And Flower Market to get a few things to start our garden off
Fiddler On The Roof
Originally posted: 12 December, 2010 by Fengzi
So we're fiddling around up on the roof again. We're now having our third and fourth goes at parts of the roof which persist in leaking. I really can't understand where it's all going wrong.
In The Land Of Taros
Originally posted: 05 December, 2010 by Ian Ford
Fengzi was heading off to Lipu County to buy old wooden doors and stairs. Having never been before I thought I'd go too
The Agony And The Ecstacy
Originally posted: 03 December, 2010 by Fengzi
Finally - the roof of my dreams. After spending so much time on the front and back building roofs and still not getting the results I hoped for, it seems to be a case of third time lucky. The roof of the main house is finished and it's beautiful.
It's been a long and emotional saga so far.
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