Category Archives: Autumn 2008

More drizzle

By the time we had finished gathering stuff in St Girons we headed back to the gite for our sandwiches. Still drizzle and cold. Everything up at the grange was sodden. A failed attempt to get the truck up the … Continue reading

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More ballast

Grim weather today so off down the valley to get more ballast. Only thing left is the concrete floor in the outhouse. We have all the insulation and mesh etc so we may as well get it done. Should only … Continue reading

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Wall Capping

A few clouds around but huge patches of blue, so we went straight up to prepare for the capping of the walls. Make it sound grand and it does not seem like mixing concrete and pouring it on the walls. … Continue reading

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Early start

An early start a bit of a shock to the system!!! Alarm went at 7am and we were out the door by 7.20am on our way  to St Girons as the ballast delivery had not arrived so we needed to … Continue reading

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Egg window and rainbow

Sundays are great as it is egg window day. Get a thick bit of nice bread, cut a hole in the middle (best done by pushing a cup or something round into it on a hard surface so you get … Continue reading

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Fete at Seix – Ugly Cow Competition

I wandered over to the Auberge to put some meat in their freezer first thing and Freddy told me about a fete in Seix, down the valley. When I told Breezy plans for the day changed. The fete is to … Continue reading

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Small jobs

Woke up to pouring rain. Al chased Clive re ballast delivery but not sure it will arrive today. By the time we got to the barn it was dry and the day gradually improved with it actually being really hot … Continue reading

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Digging and visitors

Still awaiting a delivery of ten tonnes of ballast so that we can crack on with the small outhouse roof. We have been tipping earth from digging out places behind the barn in a small walled area and today is … Continue reading

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Mc Donalds; would you believe it?

Another shopping day. A bit of a slow morning with a lie in and then getting emails sorted and the right stuff on different laptops. First stop was fuel for the truck then on to La Forge for materials: insulation … Continue reading

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Aerial view from Lee’s walk

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