Nearly three days late and they are nearly finished…. One more visit on Friday and we should be done for new electrics in the kitchen. The hole is nearly all opened up, the old fireplace is being repaired, as when farmer Joe moved the Rayburn he smashed a hole in the chimney breat to take teh flue. This has meant the wall has dropped slightly. With all the cracking, we decided it would be best to dismantle all that was loose, rebuild the arch and build the wall back up. In doing this we found that the wall we are … Continue reading Electrcians nearly finished….
Another 99 acorns have been planted, so we now have 232 oak trees hopefully going to be sprouting….. Today is the third fine day on the trot, so I'm harrowing the ground we had top-soiled a couple of weeks ago and after a short break for lunch I now have to collect up all the big bricks adn stones and then get the roller on the back of the tractor adn roll the soil before getting the grass seed in before the winter sets in.
Today we planted 133 acorns, hoping for a few Oak trees to plant in the new area of land we are buying from Farmer Joe. They should grow to replace the protection of the old trees along the West bank of the moat, which are starting to look a little old and will need some work on them soon. I also planted one Horse Chestnut – I haven't got any more seeds yet!!!! We went shopping for more things for the kitchen, getting the wall lights and a new central light fitting. On our way we stopped off to watch Al … Continue reading Planting acorns
On further investigation the hole from the chimney appears to be an access route from outside. As the weather is so nice today I'll be in the garden for most of it, but I intend to do some more digging later. Here is the link to the full discussion at Period Property http://periodpropertyshop.co.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=6606&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0
Some posts from me to a Period Property froum I'ma member of, asking for help. Thought it would be nice to record it here as well, as I try to get back on top of my blogging. Sunday 24th Spetember 2006 During the removal of the plaster from the kitchen I came across this… http://www.myvideoproblems.com/testfiles/personal/kitchen/kitchenhole.htm I'm not sure what it is…. some sort of oven? It matches the rest of the wall, in that the edges of it use rounded edge bricks the same as the two ends of the wall of which it is in the middle. It is … Continue reading Found a hole in my kitchen wall.