Category Archives: Summer 2010

Departure

It was a rude awakening 4am!!! but we had a long drive ahead of us so it was a quick get up and final pack up before heading north to Calais in Vinnie. A good trip sharing the drive and … Continue reading

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Final Day

Another gorgeous autumnal day which made packing up so much easier. the leaves are all really looking beautiful now as they start to change colour every day. We had a last forage for some bolets for our pasta tonight and … Continue reading

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Terracing

We had a few little bits and pieces we wanted to crack on with before laying the terrace. We strimmed the final bit of bracken that we had missed and cut back a few new shoots that had reappeared but … Continue reading

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Terrace Prep

The sun is shining again we love it…. Al had a phone meeting at midday so we had a couple of hours propping up the the top terrace with some stumps. So we are now ready to deck. Al had … Continue reading

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Donkey’s Arrival

Wow, another wild wild night the wind was so violent  it did feel like the place might blow down!!! Woke up and it seemed to have calmed a bit although the effects of last night were obvious. Washing up bowl … Continue reading

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Ian and Nina for Lunch

The wind was howling but the sun was shining. Ian and Nina were due for lunch about 12.30 ish so we wanted to get lunch prepped before trying to finish the lower terrace. Clive arrived for coffee and a chat … Continue reading

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Result!!!

St Girons day so off we trundled after brekky to the big city!!! Just needed to pick up some large nails on the DIY front and some tacks for geo textile fabric so that was quite quick. Normal load of … Continue reading

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Terrace Building

A lovely day so we wanted to be outside so decided it was a terrace day. We attacked the top terrace framework which went quite smoothly and quickly and got them in place in holes in the side wall. We … Continue reading

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Terrace starts to take shape

Over cast skies early on but not too cold. We walked down the piste to have a quick look for bollets before breakfast. Breezy found a tiny one just poking out of the ground so we decided to leave it … Continue reading

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Breezy’s Birthday

Every Birthday should start with opening cards in bed, and this was no exception. I even got Breezy a fizzy water with grapefruit cordial to sup while she did the cards. Packed lunch, flask of tea and a few other … Continue reading

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