Phase 6 – The Barn renovations

Phase 6 – The Barn renovations

Things have certainly moved along since my last post at the start of September. Hugh had set himself 5 goals to achieve before we head back to Oz for a well deserved rest next week. Goal 1 – The fire needed to be installed and in working order, because on our...
Phase 5 – The Barn renovations

Phase 5 – The Barn renovations

The Barn has really taken shape the last few months, Hugh has been working so hard, moving rocks, breaking down pillars of stone, laying floors, plastering between beams, insulating, laying pipes for the plumbing and cables for the electricity. It’s been non...
The Barn – phase 4.

The Barn – phase 4.

It’s been a while since l updated the progress on the barn but the winter months made it impossible for Hugh to work on the property, -15C, dumping snow and no heating, a solid reason to show no progress. So now winter is behind us, Hugh has being motivated to...
Ten tips to be more effective in the kitchen

Ten tips to be more effective in the kitchen

10 Useful Tips and Tricks to be More Efficient in the Kitchen Let’s face it, we’re all busy. It appears that being busy is the ‘plague’ of the 21st century. So, it’s no wonder that many of us are constantly looking for ways to speed up various tasks – including...
The Barn – phase 3

The Barn – phase 3

In the previous posts l didn’t mention the barn / loft area around the back of the property. It’s a huge space that we are converting for my car, Hugh’s motorbike and my treasures that l keep buying from all the antique markets. It can also double as...
And the walls came down – phase 2.

And the walls came down – phase 2.

  So aside from moving all the treasures that were left for us to the rubbish, Hugh decided to take down the walls at the same time, l mean why not?. The once dark and dingy bedrooms have become open spaces, behind one of the back walls we found a lovely stone...

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