gathering winter fuel

  The weather has been unseasonably warm, but with November just around the corner it seemed wise to cut up a load of logs for the wood  burner. followed by a nice lunch on the deck, supervised by Gladys We have  also been stripping out  the remains of the summer crops ,  and preparing and planting the winter beds with...

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autumn has arrived, time to prepare for winter.

It looks like we are going to be at St. Leger again this winter.  We did plan to move to Cercy-la -Tour just a little way up the canal but it didn’t  work for us so its business as usual this winter. I have ordered my logs and they duly arrived,  and now I have to cut up six cubic...

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Too darn hot…again

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, before work. its that time...

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Building a deck.

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 in serious debit in the...

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Hare 1 Gladys 0 and a new poly-tunnel.

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 happy to be with us...

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