Happy Christmas 2010!

“Oh the weather outside is frightful…” …never seen so much snow, but Christmas is here at last… From Barn Conversion 2010 Have a delightful one…

Welsh Slate

I have a very small amount of slate roofing to do and I was very pleased to come across a website that contains some great data-sheets on how to go about roofing with slates >> Welsh Slate.com In their own words: “Welsh//Slate based in North Wales is the worlds leading manufacturer of high quality roofingContinue reading Welsh Slate

Building Progress ~ November 2010

Update on building progress during November 2010…

Pointing nearly finished but driven back inside by the inclement weather…

Been Caught Snowing…

Last Friday the 26th November it snowed like mad – 3 or 4 inches fell in just over an hour. Took me an hour and a half to complete a 7 mile journey and I gave a lift in the car to two separate groups of snow-bound refugees. Needless to say I didn’t get muchContinue reading Been Caught Snowing…

300th Post on MyBarnConversion

I’ve made 299 posts before this one on MyBarnConversion.com, so I thought I’d take some time out and see how I got here while writing the 300th… The first post was made on the 28th June 2006. Since I started monitoring traffic to the site on the 6th April 2007 there have been 113,473 VisitsContinue reading 300th Post on MyBarnConversion

Digger!

I’ve been itching get started on sorting out the garden and beds at both the front and back of the barn all summer. So, when we arrived at the barn last Saturday to find S digging a ditch along the drive with a digger and with the offer of starting on our garden there seemedContinue reading Digger!

My Favourite Things ~ Stairs

We invested a lot of money in wood when converting the barn. The stairs, doors and window frames have all been pricey items. Each involved a number of decisions – hardwood or softwood, oak or pine, painted or treated, natural or stained … Suffice to say that the decision made was rarely on the sideContinue reading My Favourite Things ~ Stairs