October 2014

22nd October 2014 Today we subjected some friends to a 6-mile walk from Wotton Lodge to Ramshorn and back. It’s probably just as well they’re seasoned walkers because this was a 6-mile walk consisting of what seemed like 5 uphill miles and 1 downhill! Now...
Slip Sliding Away

Slip Sliding Away

April 17th 2014 Given that The Boffins appear to be in thinking, rather than doing, mode we decided to put together a little video to capture the current state of the place. You can watch this mini-masterpiece of cinematography below;

Blowing The Cobwebs Away in Staffordshire

April 8th 2014 Today we decided to go for a good walk, to blow away the cobwebs and try to forget about all things slidy, slidy and holey holey 🙂 This was partially successful, in that we walked 6 miles in all, but unsuccessful in that our accountant rang us to talk...
Test Bore Holes Begin

Test Bore Holes Begin

March 26th 2014 Well, the boring guys duly disappeared off to the farmer’s field today, despite their worries that permission hadn’t been granted (it had) and that they may have to avoid some shotgun pellets, whilst pounding holes in his land. It’s a...
How to Start a Landslide

How to Start a Landslide

March 20th 2014 Picture the scene, if you will. A local builder is hired to replace an old wall at a lovely B&B. He knocks the old one down and proceeds to lay foundations for a shiny new one. (Not that the wall was supposed to be shiny – Just sort of red)....