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Gerard runs his harvest fair and Tillie the new golden retriever arrives....
Floods, Fire and snow as winter sets in in the charente...
Winter 2011
The new gite starts to take shape for the summer - conservatory gets smaller to make room for a new kids bedroom...
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Autumn 2011
Autumn 2010
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All the fun of the local Grape Harvest.....
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The 'saga of the Aga' continues - having reinforced the floor she's finally 'up and running' Beauty!!
Geoff lends a hand - I think he's done more work here than I have...(Thanks G!)
And we finally take the plunge and 'knock through' from the lounge to the downstairs gite.....
And yes, the wall really was that thick - 1.75m - gave the builder a bit of a shock but what a transformation now it's finished....
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Yours Truly kitted out for chimney cleaning duty! Thank goodness it's only once a year.....