Monthly Archives: May 2016

Roof and Windows

Antony came round to help me fit the first roof window, which went remarkably smoothly, mainly due to Antony knowing what he was doing. This is a view of what will one day, God willing, be my bedroom. Outside the … Continue reading

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Calling All Volunteers

Over the course of the past month or so I’ve been doing an assessment of my chances of completing this build, and along with the conclusion that I’m definitely not going to be living in it this year, whatever happens, … Continue reading

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Walls, Ring Beams, Bees, Weeds and Gin

Not blogged in ages, which is basically about being psychologically unable to handle more than pushing forward with the build on a daily basis. Sorry. Had hoped to be properly documenting all events and feelings as I went along, but … Continue reading

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New Friends

Jack has developed a liking for straw. And roofing continues at a fairly slow pace. I have discovered that I don’t really care for it, as an activity. Unfomfortable, fiddly, awkward and slow. But I have the hugest roof in … Continue reading

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Stuff

Anna got new bees. And I put the first few tiles on the roof, thanks to the Blessed Saint Andy Bolton, patron of feckless, underqualified self-builders. Thanks Andy. Also nearly done with straw walls in the annex and have a … Continue reading

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