Ian has had two weeks off, so we have been doing what you should do when your on holiday relaxing! .........well some of the time, Ian had a list of places he wanted to visit and things he wanted to do on his time off, I say Ian as really, as I don't work, I get to do what i want to do every day!
As we had to walk past the "Pixie" Gnome garden, so had to take a photo, for friends who are mad about them and have loads, we did buy them a few, years ago and when we went camping at an agility show one time, we popped a few in their garden when no one was looking........we did own up in the end!
On another day, we went to Healey's Cyder farm, http://www.healeyscyderfarm.co.uk/ which for me was the best trip out! we sampled many Cyders (pear the best) and wines and jams, chutneys and mustard, had a guided tour and a tractor ride, tickled a shire horse and smiled at a big hairy cow which for the life of me I cant remember their breed name.....
Along with our trips out, we have caught up a lot, on some projects that needed doing, the "loft" shed roof needed replacing, when we rebuilt it we used a lot of the old corrugated roofing that looked great, but over the winter we realised it wasn't so good for a shed that we used as the "loft" so all the trophy's, camping gear, pictures and photos and having pulled out some photos that I had thought Mum could scan onto the computer, memories of me when I was a child, riding horses, playing with school friends etc...and finding them wet and totally ruined, I was devastated, all gone, just have to try and keep them in my mind now.........so new roof it has!
Ian wanted to replace the breeze block steps around the place with granite ones which he managed to save from doing the driveway, they look great just one step left to do. We also needed to raise the concrete around the side of the big long shed and slop it so the rain water would go a different way, so I was the wheel barrow girl, as the last time when I did the mixing up of the cement and concrete I think I lost count on a couple of loads and so it didn't mix too good and would not set!!
Ian at the moment has just finished welding up a base of a seesaw for Sue and is just about to start sorting out the wiring on the Disco, so that we can charge the caravan battery and fridge, whilst towing.
That's why I'm catching up blogging, oh and the bacon's defrosting ready for a bacon sandwich! Yummy
Although I should be outside, staking up some baby trees, before winter winds and I should do a close cut with the mower around the edges down the bottom in the agility bit and pull up the last of the carrots.......I'm on holiday you know!