Father And Son

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Today work began on our fireplace. First Baz and Owen inspected the prospective purchase at Gordleton Barn, pronounced it suitable, and set about making ready for it. This is the doubtful D.I.Y. effort that started the day in ourContinue reading “Father And Son”

From Dawn To Dusk

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. The pale pastel pink and blue skies that Dawn ushered in this morning ¬†showed a certain amount of promise. But she was only kidding. Within half an hour or so, she slid a slate canopy over our heads, andContinue reading “From Dawn To Dusk”

From Antiques To Ancestors

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Recently, Barry and Owen Chislett-Bruce, of New Forest Chimney Sweeping & Repairs, cleaned out our chimney and removed the wood-burning stove in order for us to enjoy an open fire next time we run out of oil. Barry recommendedContinue reading “From Antiques To Ancestors”