Things seem to be suddenly going quite quickly, now that we have finished digging holes and filling them up again. 2 big truckloads of wood have arrived, and the concrete truck was expected there today to fill up the block wall. And it hasn’t rained much at all this week.
Well it’s not the prettiest picture in the world but it represents an enormous amount of work. The foundation, septic tank, and concrete floor have taken more than a month to achieve – amid an extra rainy Spring. Lots of organising for C, and lots of digging, earth moving, and filling back in again for the contractors.
Here’s the picture which inspired the design of the building. **
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Early morning in downtown Saigon is full of noise and life. After a big rain and thunder during the night, everything seems clean and fresh, although that seems a strange thing to say about a city of 8 million people.