December 31, 2012

Christmas tree was chopped down and decorated which was a little sparse but free!

Julia entered a competition at the Royal Welsh Show, Builth Wells with her beaded 'angel' and won second prize in the handicraft section!

Visited Dinefwr Park (18th Century) and Castle (12t...

November 30, 2012

Winter preparation: Logs and coal delivered.  Woodshed cleaned and reorganised and Polytunnel cleaned - ongoing job but green slime cleaned off walls so daylight can be seen.

Plant weeding continues and floors disinfected.  Reshuffle of plants with stocktake updated.

Yur...

October 31, 2012

Visits to Pembrey National Park which has 500 acres of parkland and 8 miles of beach and Myddfai which has a long history of physicians and healers who used herbs found in the area.  The 'Lady in the Lake' legend was at Lly y Fan Fach in Myddfai.

Bees moved for the wint...

September 30, 2012

Kitchen gutted.  Water leak through kitchen ceiling showed deteriorating waste pipes in upstairs bathroom so bathroom had to be gutted.  Heavy cast iron bath moved to landing for two weeks until we had the manpower to shift it!  It's currently a 'water feature' on our...

August 31, 2012

James built a new compost toilet in the yurt field which was tastefully done with a window next to a stream so nice views!

First visitors to the yurt were David Moore and his family.  Hugo and his family also came to stay.

Melvyn and Heather visited and wwoofed in the ve...

June 30, 2012

Marquee erected in between non stop rain and joint housewarming and anniversary party started.  About 50 people came and a good time was had by all.  The band were magnificent and played until the early hours.  11 people managed to get in the hot tub which is a record!...

June 30, 2012

Mongolian yurt erected and furnished.

Three bee hives installed by a friend, Margaret who will be caring for them.

 

April 30, 2012