Tag Archive for ‘building’

My home in Haida Gwaii

Sunbeam home views

In the summer of 2011, my home arrived on a truck from the mainland. It was the largest project I had ever tackled, and it was certainly stressful once everything had been delivered…I thought, “What have I gotten myself into?” But once the house was underway it became easier, and I actually enjoyed pounding nails, and piecing the house together. Shadow Fury was amazing as a first time builder, he […]

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Becoming Haida

I lived in Victoria for 29 years and in that time I established myself as a tailor, artist, web programmer, internet specialist, and the healing arts.¬†For most of my time, I was busy making a living, buying and selling homes, learning life skills, and two long term relationships. During these years, I dreamed of building my own home. Urban life turned out to be just about working with little time […]

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Reflecting and imagining 2012

After almost two years in Haida Gwaii, and reflecting, trying to imagine what comes in 2012. 2011 was dedicated to house designing and building. The first part of 2012 will be to finish up the mechanics inside and decorating… the fun stuff. I put up with wet, windy weather, hurricanes, and a bit of snow for the last few months, but I persevered. On the positive side, I will forget […]

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Haida Designs

Haida design beaver

Currently Haida Designs is in transition… This is what you have to look forward to…. I am changing my online presence from a traditional web site to a blog format in Word Press. The URL is the same as before: http://www.haidadesigns.com. This change makes it easier for me to make new posts from any computer, rather than going into an html editor program, and uploading the files to a server […]

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