Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Rustic Life

I don’t know what we spent our time on before we got electricity. And blogging is so much easier when you can do it the day things happen. Or the day after. Alec and I spent a bit of yesterday … Continue reading

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Sunny Weather

Quick update, mainly pictures… lots to do, can’t be writing all the time! The weather remains absolutely gorgeous, though it does make bitumen spreading a bit messier with it dripping all over the place. We eat lunch outside as if … Continue reading

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Mid-Weekend Update

So much is going on I had to get my laptop out on this clay-covered table and use my shiny, beautiful electricity to update the blog. Steven came up Friday and we got most of the top sheet on the … Continue reading

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Operation Blueberry Rescue

I spent the day on Wednesday digging up blueberry bushes (quite established ones!) from our allotment in Buxworth and stuffing them into the car to take them to their new home in Todmorden. Whether they’ll appreciate it is another matter, … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t like smearing mud on walls?

Well, I can certainly say I quite enjoyed it. I acquired a supply of “wet clay undercoat” which is essentially clay powder and chopped straw from StrawWorks and mixed it with enough water to make a very stiff paste, sprayed … Continue reading

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