As a finishing touch to the airing cupboard, I gave it a coat of paint. It seems like big step to start getting paint on the walls, as though we are nearing the end! However its just one little room.. … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2009
The boiler has been delivered, our nice Atmos log boiler, its a DC32GS. The accumulator tanks should arrive next week, and it will be installed early September. Means I’ve got to finish all my piping for the heating next weekend!
I’ve nearly finished it – just needs a coat of paint (and some doors but they can wait until the tank is installed). I managed to plaster all the wall and ceiling in one go….never again…one wall at a time. … Continue reading
To celebrate we had a day out, and stopped worrying about all the building work, or wool orders. We went to Ennerdale Water where we had a walk along the lake, the weather was rainy showers – a bit like … Continue reading
I’ve spent most of this week getting things ready for the new boiler. The room needed plasterboard, plaster, and some plumbing. The pipes on the ceiling are to feed the central heating in original part of the house. The right … Continue reading
The second brood of swallows in the end of the barn fledged today. Their flight was a short hop across to one of the beams. Later in the day they started exploring a kept coming in to the new part … Continue reading
I go away for a few days and I find the courgettes have been taking over There are more on the way and I’ve left one to grow into a marrow. We’ve also got one squash large enough to eat…well … Continue reading
We’ve got a new door where we knocked through to get into the barn. Hopefully it will keep Cecilia happy by keeping most of the dust out of the house. You can also see a bit of my plumbing – … Continue reading
I put my new found weaving skills to good use and made my mother-in-law a scarf for her birthday. Cecilia spun the weft from some of Daniela‘s fibre. It came out with a rather subtle shine due to the angelina.