Monthly Archives: November 2014

Heatening progress

Installation of the underfloor heating continues apace. The chaps from Blue Flame uncoil the piping which will carry the hot water underneath the screed flooring which in turn will be covered by slabs over two thirds of the barn and … Continue reading

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Walls come tumbling down

So there I was carrying some Celotex insulation into the barn and someone had built a wall without telling me. So it got what is deserved…a good kicking. I just won’t have walls built anywhere, willy-nilly and for no reason … Continue reading

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All wrapped up

One of the frustrating elements of the barn development is being let down by mediocre contractors. After unreliable screeding firm Terra Therma finally got back to us to say, actually, they won’t be doing the screeding in our barn with … Continue reading

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From small acorns…

Took a break from general skivvying to dig a hole and plant a new tree, courtesy of some villagers who needed a new home for a sapling they’d dug up in their garden. Worked out well because I was able … Continue reading

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Scaffolding: going…going…

Like a teenager having their braces off…the barn is shedding its scaffolding. One side is clear while the other is gradually losing its metal surround to expose the vast new roof space. The roof lights look appropriate while Toby’s handiwork … Continue reading

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Up on the roof(s)

After the colour, flare and noise of the fireworks…it’s back to the humdrum of the development. Things are progressing well with most of the roofs now done and part of the galvanised steel guttering attached to the roof overlooking the … Continue reading

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November 6th

Well it was wet, cold and miserable during the day but by the evening it had cleared with very little wind but just enough to take the fireworks and smoke towards the church and away from the barn. It was … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night

It doesn’t seem like 12 months since the last village fireworks at Copdock Hall…but it is. Hoping that the winds will be kind and blowing in the right direction – away from the barn. Doesn’t look like it’s going to … Continue reading

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