We pluck up the courage and strength (somehow!) to shift the concrete trough to open up our well.
Storms, heat, football and gentle exploring Continue reading A big storm, le football and some pootling about
We left the Corrèze hills in driving snow three long months ago, and return in temperatures of 30+ degrees! Continue reading “Summer, and finally we’re back”
We visit nice places and take some photos to share with you all. You’re welcome. Continue reading Out and about in Corrèze
That basically sums up this trip! Honestly, could it rain any more? Can rain just continue for ever? Still, we did manage to achieve some things despite the grey, damp days…
Our second ‘reno’ trip this Winter, but lacking the heady excitement of the first trip when we got the keys. It’s wet here and it’s been wet for ages – very unusual weather this Winter we are told. Luckily, the little place is on a ridge so all that rain just trickles down the hills into the swollen streams below. Even the 150-year old Ardoise tiled roof is holding up well, with only a couple or three minor leaks into the attic. We desperately need a ‘hat’ for the chimney though – the acrid smell of damp soot is overpowering.
Soooooo…this is photo of PNR Millevaches taken yesterday, which is not too far away from our place. Very pretty, no? But there will be renovation repercussions, I am sure. Continue reading “Snow stops everything here too?”