Life on the terrace

Novigrad Dalmatinski

…pimp up my terrace


Big stones! Really big stones, yes! That’s new terrace. Read the rest of this entry »

…and the life itself


We inhabited the terrace! We were promising it in the last post, but this time we mean it. This is how the story goes… Read the rest of this entry »

…life artefacts

This little post is to mark (retrospectively) the threshold between the end of major works on the house and the beginning of life in it.


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…before handing it to the winter


Eventually I had to put a photo with a dolphin, butterfly or kitten. Every blog has to have it. This little fellow came in last minutes of our first family stay in the house. Read the rest of this entry »

… adding some character


As if the house didn’t have it enough I’ve decided to add some accents to its specificity. Read the rest of this entry »

…no more garden loo


Yes, the bathroom is finished. Most important that the house has the toilet now! Luxury I know… Read the rest of this entry »

…to write and to eat

Let me present you the writers desk:


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…touch ups


This blog is about the progress of the works taking place in Novigrad. This post will continue this manner as well. Even though last visit and the work load turned out to be a bit different than planned. Read the rest of this entry »

…still not done


… but getting really close now! Things are taking final form and starting to interplay. Well, that is at least how I am seeing it. Scroll down to see if any of it is true. Read the rest of this entry »

…taking shape


I was always wondering what will provide me the completion feeling in this project? I’ve just found out! Still far from doing a finishing touches but the ability to lock up definitely provided feeling of the house in comparison to a “just a building site”. Read the rest of this entry »

…facade… DONE!


Well, the house is not ready yet. Nevertheless how elaborate I explain the typical building site mess inside as a proof of proximity of an end of works to Netti, somehow she still look suspicious. But she did scream DONE! once she saw the facade images. Good news then… Read the rest of this entry »

…furniture restoration


Not that we are about to populate the house with furniture already, but it is definitely time to take care of old wooden pieces. When the house renovation process started I was careful about what ended up in trash and what was carefully stored. Well its the time that stored pieces come out and we have a look or two at them. Read the rest of this entry »

…work in progress

Besides the joy of the restauration project, September weather in Croatia is the one to enjoy most. Read the rest of this entry »

…the big push

The big push most of the times is simply dealing with the small things one easily undermines. I guess synonym for it would be great attention to detail. Read the rest of this entry »

…five years later

We’ll miss the advice and the hands of the one not with us any longer. The re-grouped team is about to make some serious input. Follow the updates soon.


…new old roof

Mico said: “We start from the top.” Read the rest of this entry »

… in the Beginning

The story always starts before the actual beginning. Its a fact. The ideas do not belong to linear chronological representation. They happen as we go along.

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…this is how I’ve found it

I did visit the house once or twice a year. Never long enough to decide to clean up. Short visits to generate awkward feeling deep inside and noting down a new layer of dust.

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…family tree and marked locations

The family tree shows Anzulovic family in Novigrad since 1811.

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