Days like these

Yesterday was one of ‘those days’. I woke up feeling tired and grumpy and nothing I did went quite right with the exception of the ironing which frankly doesn’t count as any great achievement in my mind. However, I am more able these days to reassure...

New Skills Required

It’s been a really busy few weeks for us, Mike has been travelling a lot and working even longer hours than usual, the girls are more than occupied with school and all the extra-curricular activities that seem to multiply around this time of year and require...

Creative Thinking

A disappointment at the barn this week, we will not now be in for Christmas. The manufacturer of the panels the garage was to be built from has gone into administration without having started production of our panels. It’s a complicated story of a rogue and begs...

What, when and why?

For my family it is clear that the Oak Tree Barn project is a passion that I need to see through to completion in one way or another, for others there is a valid question that remains unanswered. What are you going to do with the barn when it’s finished?  Will...