Category Archives: Spring 2008

Last Day

A grey day so we shelved the plans to walk up the Cirque D’Anglade. Instead we sorted out packing and cleaning the gite. Took a few things up to the barn to leave here and make the place secure. Back … Continue reading

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Wine and fois gras

A leisurely start with sunshine. Restarted the fir and loaded up the mixer to return to Annie‚Äôs place. En route we called by the skip and scavenged some underground conduit which will prove useful later (a habit I get from … Continue reading

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Last of the cement

You guessed it! It rained! Again rekindled the fire. Determined not to waste the cement and ballast we persevered with mixing concrete. This time concentrating on the walls on the river side of the barn. Part of the rationale for … Continue reading

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Heavens Opened

 First off, rekindle the fire to burn more waste wood. With about half a dozen bags of cement left over and a load of ballast we searched for places to use it. Having dug stones out of the inside wall … Continue reading

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Unstable Weather

More unstable weather threatened in the morning so we tacked more of the outdoor jobs that could be dropped at a moments notice. Started off by lighting a fire to get shot of the wood not worth keeping and chainsawing … Continue reading

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Productive Day

Guess what…??? It was raining again when we woke up. So we planned the day to get the last bit of the back wall sorted. Full steam ahead when we got there and we had an excellent day, the rain … Continue reading

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Still Alive

Still alive after eating puffball! Blue sky morning so Breezy and I decided to get up, get our arses into gear and get stuff done up at the grange. Breezy started off by painting the ironwork of the bridge with … Continue reading

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Sun Sun Sun

SUN SUN SUN!!!! We awoke to see the sun shining which was great news. We decided to head up to Port Salau for a walk something we have been trying to do for ages. We got a text from Lee … Continue reading

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Chris left for the airport

Chris left for the airport at about 5:30 am.  We heard nothing!!! We woke up to blue sky, which inspired us to get going, a very pleasant change from all the rain we have been having. On the way up … Continue reading

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More Rain

Guess what – rain again. Left early as we had the VW booked into a garage in Seix. Vinnie has had a knocking near the drivers wheel when you turn right for ages but it is slowly getting worse. Dropped … Continue reading

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