A few scary "progress" details from this week. I say progress but there's going to be less and less of this barn left over the coming months as all the wobbly bits are removed, repaired and finally replaced. First the slates and then the structure of the roof came off. Sarking boards followed by rafters, … Continue reading It’s going to look worse before it gets better.
Panic over, everyone. We did get planning permission, and it was all thanks to Storm Doris, officially recognised by the council as an Act of God. I'm an atheist but I'm not arguing. If the council say so, it was definitely God who knocked our wall down. So only a mere 18 months after first setting eyes … Continue reading The One Where We Finally Got Going
We've known for quite a while now that - very depressingly - we were not insured for the wall collapse as we initially thought. We were covered for vandalism, tree damage caused by lightning, and not a lot else. Certainly no acts of nature like storm Doris, or accidents of man like large vibrating machinery. … Continue reading Is our luck finally turning?