Too darn hot…again

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. Yes its been very hot the last few weeks and hardly any rain.  So recently we have been going up the field late in the day and staying in the camper overnight and  getting up early and working and watering until it gets too hot to work. enjoying an early breakfast on the new deck,...

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Building a deck.

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. We decided that a  priority for the field was  a dry flat area outside where we could eat and relax.  A 4 x 3 meter  deck  was  the decision and  the task was undertaken with gusto and a  little help for my mate mark.  Well actually a lot of help and expertise so I remain...

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Hare 1 Gladys 0 and a new poly-tunnel.

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. Gladys has had  another trip to the vets last week.  Since her last encounter with a truck we have been more careful letting off the lead but we now have the field and she is free to wander its large spaces.  Interestingly she has become more of a home dog lately getting older now and...

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Baby ducks and field stuff

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. Well our mummy duck finally  had her babies. She completly destroyed the herb and flowers on  the front of the boat, had 6 chicks left 3 unfertilised behind and buggered off without paying her rent. She now waits outside the boat every morning, with her brood,  expecting more goodies, cheeky. We also have a very...

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..and then the rains came down, just when we had the water connected.

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. We have cruised the inland waterways of France and Belgium for the last 8 years, but this year we have  changed direction.  We bought a  bit of  France early this year and have since been developing the ground towards a Permaculture garden.  https://www.permaculturedesign.fr/comment-faire-un-jardin-en-permaculture/ We also want an Eco-campsite on the land to help us maintain...

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