Monthly Archives: April 2013

Keepin’ the coos out

Opening and closing gates on a muddy track in a howling rain storm is not our idea of fun so we have had some cattle grids installed at the turning from the road and at the entrance to the cottage. more »

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Walling

We still have some large piles of stones left over from the original cottage perimeter walls and from the stones that came out of the trench that was dug to install our new water pipe alongside the track from the more »

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Breaking Wind

The lower garden is quite exposed to the prevailing south-westery winds so Gabrielle has built a rustic wind break using a lot of the trimmings from our sycamore and ash trees. Anna and Nigel can be seen in the background more »

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Moving the Shed

While the building work was going on, we had our garden tools and a few other items from the original cottage stored in a shed over on the edge of the plot of land. Now that the building work is more »

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Margaret

Margaret came to visit us for a few days just after we had the heavy snow falls at the end of March. Luckily the weather was dry and sunny while she visited and we were able to get out and more »

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