Category Archives: The Project

Pic 3 Seigneurs

Met Sheri, Michiel, Lee and Suzie at the Col to head up to the Pic des 3 seigneurs. A couple of hours to the top where we had lunch before heading down to the south on a cairn marked path … Continue reading

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Frechendech and Tuc de Bouc

An early start to meet Lee and Suzie and share travel to Frechendech. Not too hot a day made for perfect hiking weather. We set off up the river valley, slowly ascending to the dam below the Refuge D’Araing. A … Continue reading

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Air crash

We collected Michiel from his place in pea soup cloud and parked at Col de la Core still in the clag. Headed off on the Chemin de Libertee through the woods towards Cabane de Luzars. Once out of the woods … Continue reading

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First visit in a while

Laney and Hoggy are our first visitors (except for locals) since COVID. Laney has made the trip a few times in the summer but never before with her husband. After a cycle around some vinyards in the St Emilion region … Continue reading

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Pic de Trois Compte to Barlongere

We have been holding off from heading away for a couple of nights waiting for a weather window. One finally arrived so we licked up the rucksacs and drove to Col de Pause. The plan was to head into Spain … Continue reading

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The shitter eating critter

For over ten years we have had a composting toilet at the barn. In the bathroom there is a conventional looking toilet seat. This is connected to a base unit in the room below via a flexible black rubber tube … Continue reading

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Chamonix Visit

We had appointments to attend at the Prefecture in Annecy. They wouldn’t do us both on the same day so we had 4 nights in Chamonix between appointments. As getting there provided an opportunity to see different parts of the … Continue reading

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Spanish Jaunt

With only three days before we had to leave to travel North we had a weather window. That is, we had a “good” weather window, and in the spirit of adventure we packed rucksacks and headed to Spain. From the … Continue reading

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Upcycling

After a couple of days of being inside a cloud at the barn we have a couple of small projects completed indoors. The largest was to replace the bathroom sink. This is best shown with a before and after shot. … Continue reading

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Pique Rouge de Bassies

After two days of life inside a cloud at the barn, the weather turned and we capitalised on the opportunity to venture out. Destination Aulus and Pique Rouge de Bassies. Parked at Coumebiere and headed south past the old gold … Continue reading

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