Monthly Archives: August 2015

Work Work Work

Time marches on, things get done, people come over and help me… Nat came with Ryan and tackled the giant nettle garden that used to be the materials storage area.   Steven turned up, hadn’t seen him in AGES, and … Continue reading

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Holy Shit

This has been an education. The insulation was laid down… Then the polythene on top of that… We had lunch… (look at my terrific workforce!) Then they stood for quite a long time waiting for the concrete guys to get … Continue reading

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Ring Beam

The ring beam has been completed now. One of the jobs I was given was to remove the bits of wood from the edges. Sounded easy. The bit they didn’t mention was that they’d packed them in there with brick … Continue reading

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Sun, Bees, Mud, Rain and Electricity Pipes

It started out a lovely, sunny Sunday. Nicola and Rob came over, as did Rich for his first viewing of the land. We did some huge stone moving (hey, no injured fingers! I’m getting better at this!) and some ditch … Continue reading

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Mud and some Flowers

Ok, so here is the flattened build site. Looks lovely and tidy. Until they start digging it up. Then it looks a scary mess. But Steven is an artist with a digger. The trench is dug out until we find … Continue reading

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