Category Archives: The begining 2006

Christmas News

So, tiz Boxing Day, after a very Merry Christmas Day in The Chamonix Valley. Long lunch with champagne sitting in the sun up the mountain gave us lots of thinking time and ideas. Chatting with Keith & Lyn, we discovered … Continue reading

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The Roof

We have the plans back from the architect so need to pass them onto the structural engineer. Gonna get them scanned and put them up here for anyone interested. Current thinking is to use salvage slate for the roof covering … Continue reading

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Update

So, we have found a friendly architect who is doing drawings for us. Well actually he is a student architect who has jumped at the opportunity to earn beer money. Fantastic, we like. Also got a structural engineer onboard who … Continue reading

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So It’s now ours

Having parted with the cash the Bergerie is now ours! Received the paperwork today and broken open the fizz. A lovely pink number went down very nicely, followed by another.

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The Purchase

Things in France just seem to take time. So we have finally sent money over to complete the purchase of the Bergerie. Now we wait for something to come back. We spent about ten days over there in October and … Continue reading

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In The Beginning…

Once upon a time there was this small, derelict, stone building, up in the mountains and miles from any other habitation. The gorgeous views, and the several acres of land that belonged to it, made it irresistible … Front view … Continue reading

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