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I’m glad Kerrie and Spence didn’t walk away

Shelley Craft sees our Adelaide couple as front-runners
 

Kerrie and Spence If Kerrie and Spence had walked away, it would have been devastating Shelley tells Insider Style.

There were a few points during the competition where Kerrie and Spence seriously contemplated walking away. But there’s one person, in particular, who’s glad they didn’t - Shelley Craft. She says she thinks our competitors from Adelaide are now in with a fabulous chance of taking out the win - and she’s glad they stuck it out.
“My money was on apartment one from the beginning. I love it,” she admits. “If they had walked away, it would have been devastating. “You would never recover from that. You would always be wondering, ‘What if?’ or ‘If only.’ All those horrible questions would have been going through your head.”

Shelley Craft Domain Judging The Block Shelley thinks our competitors from Adelaide are now in with a fabulous chance of taking out the win - and she’s glad they stuck it out.

She says watching Kerrie and Spence hit their strides and recover from some devastating setbacks, both physical and mental, has been wonderful.
“Watching Kerrie and Spence rebuild, was so beautiful to watch, because they are so strong now, and they are so proud of what they have done,” she says.
For his part, Spence agrees. And though he admits it was difficult watching back those early weeks on the show, and his tough times during Living/Dining week when his mental health took a battering, he’s glad he stayed and saw things through.

Kerrie and Spence on The Block Watching Kerrie and Spence hit their strides and recover from some devastating setbacks, both physical and mental, has been wonderful.

“The worst moment was the lounge/dining week when I basically shut down,” he explains. “I just stopped functioning. But I don’t look at that as a negative now - so many things have come out of it.”
Spence now works with a mental health initiative I am Worth More, and recently did his first public talk about suicide and depression.
“It was for World Mental Health Day,” he explains. “That will be something that once the show finishes, I will probably get involved with a bit more.”
Both Spence and Kerrie say they have come out of their Block experience stronger and ready to take on any challenge life throws their way. And as for Shelley’s lovely comments?
“It’s nice [for Shelley to say all that],” Spence says. “I didn’t realise she thought that. I have been in the building game for thirty years, and in the top end building game for 25 years, and I know we have built a good product and a beautiful apartment. Hopefully we sell to someone who apprecaites that.”

Kerrie and Spence working The Block Spence and Kerrie say they have come out of their Block experience stronger and ready to take on any challenge life throws their way.

Take a look back at Kerrie and Spence's apartment HERE

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