December 30, 2014

Busy month preparing utility room for installation of eco friendly wood pellet biomass boiler.  We can now have a constantly warm house with minimum effort - hooray!  Car port was bricked in to create another room.

3 Christmas trees for all the family were cut down...

November 30, 2014

New electric cable put in from the barn to the woodshed.  Breeze blocks replaced with new wooden steps in the utility room.  Slate tiled floor installed in the utility room ready for the boiler installation.  Commissioned to make some beaded poppies for remembrance day...

October 29, 2014

New Slate roof finished on the utility room roof and carport roof with the addition of a skylight which was not an easy job with all the irregular corners!  Also the cowshed and wood shed are now beautifully lagged with Douglas Fir.

 

September 30, 2014

Utility room roof and car port roof removed.  New girders put up in preparation for a slate roof and a sky light installed by James and Stuart.  A friendly pigeon adopted us with a damaged wing so hopefully the cats won't find him!  We are all celebrating the birth of...

August 24, 2014

Huge amount of land management accomplished this month by the family.  Two new 'garden' areas cleared of brambles and prepared with a wood shaving bed.  New Stone wall built by James in front of the house.  About 20 large fir trees removed next to the house; some were...

July 29, 2014

Party time again celebrating a friend's 50th birthday.  Over 50 people came and camped for the weekend to enjoy the live music and celebrations and the weather was kind to us with sunshine all weekend.  Beautiful weather all month with sunshine nearly every day.