A year on, some of the damage has not been repaired. We are still waiting for a new laundry ceiling, verandah ceiling, and for the old potbelly fireplace which collapsed to be taken away. It looks like we're going to have to hire a handyman to get everything fixed that we want.
But, overall, the house is in a lot better shape than it was when we moved in. Here's the transformation:
THE 'LONG ROOM' (AS WE CALL IT)