Category Archives: Spring 2009

Lunch Chez Nous

We were hoping for a nice sunny day as we had asked Lee and Peter for lunch. So we got a few bits and pieces done before they arrived at 1pm. We mainly tidied up the outbuilding brushing down walls, … Continue reading

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Market trip aborted

Rain early morning gave way to sunny spells and showers. Intention was to get to the market at St Girons before dropping Stevie off at the bus which connects to the train to Toulouse where he starts work with Bambooco … Continue reading

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Exploring

  Drizzle in the morning gave way to patchy cloud and sun so the three of us set off to explore up the Mai Valley opposite the barn with the intention to get a route through to where Stevie explored … Continue reading

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Walking and coppicing

                 After breakfast Stevie went off exploring for a couple of hours while Breezy and I set about a bit of coppicing. Having been surrounded by chainsaw contractors for the last couple of weeks we … Continue reading

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Stevie arrives

    Vegie Patch    As we were due to pick up Stevie from the train station early afternoon we set about some small jobs at the grange. First off we made another window to fit into the outhouse and then … Continue reading

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Finished Pointing

Finished Table Three loads of mortar saw the end, yes the end of pointing up the walls of the out building. Yippee. A late lunch and then we finished assembling the table legs so that we completed the table too.

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La La La

Right side with window    Back wall done! Decision was made to crack on with the joints so I mixed up a load and we did just that. Dug over some more of the veg plot while waiting for the … Continue reading

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Another all day lunch

As we were invited to lunch at Alison and Peter’s we decided to potter about for a couple of hours in the morning. Fairly bright with a few clouds and odd showers. Had a bit of a sort out of … Continue reading

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Table making

A hot day which clouded over later and we had a small storm which cleared the air.   The morning was spent; guess what? Pointing up joints in walls. After a couple of mixes we finished the second wall (fortunately … Continue reading

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Inedible chicken

A real scorcher of a day and so much so that the water we heat in the solar bags was almost too hot and we nearly needed to add cold water!!! The morning was spent again with the dreaded pointing … Continue reading

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