Category: Volunteers

Active August

With great relief the weather has started to cool off a bit in August and we have finally had some rain, which was perfect timing for our next couple of volunteers to arrive. First to arrive was James who helped get the bathroom and freezer room windows sanded, the extension roof tiled and among other things started to plane the…

Waiting for the big pond to fill up

A very different May/June

After a lovely start to this year, May and June have had awful weather. Mostly dry, but with huge thunderstorms. It’s been so wet that most of our soft fruit crops have been lost to moulds, and those that have survived are pretty tasteless. So this year we have barely any greengages, strawberries, or cherries. On the plus side,mulberries have…

Cob plastering finished

May update

April was quite a good month weather wise and by the end of it we were in shorts and tee-shirts  but May up to now  has been quite wet. The extension is coming on, we are doing it in two stages. Most of the building work has been completed on stage one, unfortunately our friend couldn’t put the tiles on…