Category Archives: Autumn 2009

More Donkeys and No More Mushrooms….

Another stormy night and we woke up to rain but this soon cleared up and the donkeys reappeared, so not sure whether Olivier has got the message about them escaping yet. We looked at options for water catchment and what … Continue reading

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An education in mushrooms

After a stormy night, we woke up to mixed weather sunshine and showers. We decided to tackle making a holder for the container which catches any excess liquid from the composting toilet. Al had recycled some old crates yesterday so … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs

A windy night but still very warm. Nice to be able to have brekky outside, still having lots of brambles with cereals to get us going in the morning. I spent the morning sorting out work stuff while Al pottered … Continue reading

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Platforms

After an excellent sleep, not even the howling wind woke me…Al had to get up in the middle of the night to put the window back in. I heard nothing. The weather had obviously changed, it was really warm with … Continue reading

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Treehouse Commences

Had a lie in which was lovely. Woke up eventually to a lovely morning, clear blue skies and not quite as chilly as yesterday. After brekky and sorting e mails we cleared the route to where we are hopin to … Continue reading

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Stairs Completed

More sunshine yippee!!! Spent all morning assembling the ladder which we had begun yesterday. We got the idea from the chalet in Chamonix re having the ladder hinged to the wall to create more space….very important in our little home. … Continue reading

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Stove and Stairs

Well not actually stairs but in the afternoon we did set to building a ladder up to the Mezzanine. No more dodgey stepladders to get in and out of bed. We managed to cut all the wood ready to assemble … Continue reading

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Touristy things

A leisurely start We had a good brekky with lots of goodies to enjoy. Then off we trundled to Bastide de Serou to find the market. A very small market but I mananged to find some lovely Brebis cheese for … Continue reading

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Al’s Folks Return Visit

Woke up to another glorious morning, blue skies. I spent the first hour or so sorting out mails etc and then it was full steam ahead as Al’s folks were arriving for lunch. We prepped lunch, collected brambles for pudding … Continue reading

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Breezy’s 40th Birthday

We let the rabble have breakfast and get out the door before we surfaced. A simple breakfast of crusty bread, jam and plenty of coffee then out to set off. Once packed and paid up I realised that the school … Continue reading

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