Category Archives: Summer 2013

Passing shots

The last day started as any other; coffee, internet, breakfast and a list. The sun finally made an appearance and what a lovely change that is. Batteries are charging both the barns and ours. The list is all the little … Continue reading

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Rain dodging

Another less than satisfactory day as far as solar charging goes. We seemed to spend most of the day dodging the showers to get some of the “outdoor list” ticked off.  Bits of garden sorting; pulling out the beans and … Continue reading

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Muck truck feeling better

A drizzly morning so I lit the fire. It is the time of year when the amount of sunlight, when it comes out, is limited.  At the same time, one priority is to leave the batteries in the best condition … Continue reading

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Rainy Day….

Although the forecast was OK for the day, it was wrong after internet and cake baking it rained on and off all day…..so inside work it was. Donkeys have decided they prefer this side of the the fence to the … Continue reading

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Scaffolding

We needed to be with Ian and Nina for 11am so started the day with a monster internet session to get on top of things.  We were still late leaving once we got all the rubbish, water containers and recycling … Continue reading

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Next sections to fell

Exactly the same start as yesterday. Once breakfast was out the way we got organised for the next sections of the tree to come down.   Breezy got the garden organised and sorted for winter while I scaled the tree … Continue reading

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Tree day off

Almost a complete day of no chain saw use.  We did manage to avoid cutting any trees down but not quite a chainsaw free day. Started in the usual fashion.  I make coffee and pour Breezy a juice, fetch stuff … Continue reading

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Crackin’ on

With just over a week or so left before we head back to Chamonix on route to the UK, there seems to be a bit of a spurt on to get things ticked on lists. Different people to see, jobs … Continue reading

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DIY Birthday….

September has been glorious and then only day it decides to rain is my birthday so our walk was not to be this year. So after a leisurely am with pressie and card opening we tackled the porch. Main thing … Continue reading

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Peter & Alison

The social theme continues as Peter and Alison are coming to lunch with Alison’s parents. Another mad morning of making salads, dressings and marinating chicken for the BBQ. Great marinate by the way. Ginger Soy chicken Can use chicken breasts … Continue reading

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