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Our plaited garlic

July update

The last month has been a bit of a strange month. We’ve been having a break from hosting volunteers; it’s hard work having volunteers! There’s the extra cooking (you can’t just have toast for dinner when you con’t be bothered to cook!), and then you have to find work for people to do which isn’t always as easy as it…

Tree maintenance

May update

One day there will be a day without fruit to prepare or pick, but today is not that day. May started off quietly enough with a bit of tree maintenance, mulching and adding compost to the trees, and building our reed bed with our helpers Christie and Jessie, but now it’s just descended into fruit madness. We have managed to…

Finished plasterboard

Kitchen update

Work on the kitchen has been progressing well this month, and our plans have expanded somewhat from the original design. No surprises there! Having stripped out the old suspended ceiling, we’ve realised the original mud ceiling is in very poor condition, and would need to be totally replaced. So, we’ve decided not to bother, and we’ll take out the mud loft floor…

Galley kitchen - food prep area

Next project – The Kitchen

My work in the bathroom is now complete apart from touching up around where the chimney goes through the roof but I can’t do that till the leak in the roof has been fixed.So while Joe finishes off the plumbing and the electrics I’ve decided to start on the kitchen. The first step was to move everything out of the…

Two old barrels finished

A bit of repurposing

The weather took a turn for the worse at the end of November / beginning of December, too cold to carry on with the building work in the bathroom and too wet to do anything in the garden, but there was still work that could be completed ahead of when it was needed. One of these was the bathroom sink. From…