This is part two of our blog - we did the travel, now the house!
The house is underway - the drains foundations and foundations were completed by the end of April. The frame arrived in lots and lots of pieces and was assembled on site. This week - I think - a crane arrived to put the bits of the frame together including the roof panels.
Tomorrow, the sarking goes on - for the benefit of our foreign readers (including the English) - sarking is boards that sit on the rafters, under the breathable membrane and the slates.
Have a look at the photos....
I'm recently retired (early) - have waited a long time for this trip - ever since taking a temporary job in mid seventies which was supposed to pay for next trip then came family and other commitments. Main interests - the natural world, eco build (we plan to build our own house on our return)and people.... full info