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    Up in smoke...

    Shattered dreams. Over the last weeks, I have been building a chimney so that I can heat my room, dry it out (it has a bad damp problem)...

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    Really??? Oh, come on!!!

    This morning I was woken by the sound of building work! I mean really, it's not even eight o'clock and someone is hard at it. ...

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  • Tom Thumb

    I was working onthe back wall fr the greenhouse when I noticed something moving slowly by my feet. When I looked down properly I saw tha...

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    To and Froe

    This evening, before calling it a day I finally got around to making myself a froe. What's a froe? I hear you ask.... well ok, I don...

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  • Just say no...

    Something happened yesterday which will change things. It's no biggy in the grand scheme of things but I did sort of mess up my week...

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  • Meeces...

    The other night I heard a mouse...where? there on the stair...where on the stair? right there.... No, it wasn't a little mouse with ...

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  • Power washing and slow cooking

    Seeing as I still had the power washer, and my water pump and borehole are back to normal I decided to take advantage. Power washing clo...

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    Bloody fingers!

    It's been another day of taking it easy. My fingers are going to tale a while longer to heal I guess. Knocking them opens up the wou...

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    Grapes of wrath...

    There's a grapevine at the front of the barn, untouched, unloved, un-cared for. for around 15 yrs. This afternoon I've been out t...

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  • A day of rest....

    After yesterday's concentrated chimney building, I am having to take a work break. Why? Because I've rubbed the skin off my fi...

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  • Builders Bum

    The last two days have seen me hurling cement at the walls. Not out of anger, I'm building my chimney. The result? well apart from...

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    What day is it again?

    I have no idea what day it is and to be honest, I don't really care either LOL. It's a day and that's all that matters. Afte...

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  • A good days work...

    So, today has been dealing with the roof. More specifically, cleaning the accumulated moss off it. But first I needed to finish building...

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  • Chim-chimeny, chim-chimeny..chim, chim...cheriiiii

    A morning out didn't mean no work. Ritvars got up on the roof and checked out the chimney for birds nests and other obstructions. Aft...

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  • Mikes day off....well, half day!

    A trip into Bauska to pick up Ritvars phone turned into four hours, visiting two historic sites, picking up so extra materials for the reno...

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