Yes I know exactly how you feel, Covid meant we are nearly 3 years behind were we wanted to be (we bought Dec 2019), and even at 61, its getting harder by the month......so having a real push this next year to get stuff done.........
Spare a thought for those of us in our 70s with a lot still left to do. Things got done a lot quicker ten or twenty years ago and materials were a lot cheaper as well. Now we're limited by what we can afford and how heavy things are.
Analogue anarchist. Down with digital. You can stick your smartphone where the network doesn't reach.
I feel for you both! We were lucky insofar as the 'project' happened a good ten years earlier than planned, between 2007 and 2009. We simply couldn't do it now, either financially or physically. Even the maintenance is becoming a challenge