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The Blessing of Family and Friends

4 Days to go…………. A serene calm has descended over the forest with everything ready and nothing left to do …………….  aggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhh, if only! Last week, you will have seen on the post, we put out a call for help.  We are so grateful to everyone who answered the battle…

The Final Push (May 13th)

The Final Push (May 13th)

There is an air of panic around the Dreamcatcher site – and that is just me. Less than 2 weeks to go until our first booking. As with all big projects it is the last 10% which makes the difference. Red Squirrel cabin is just about finished. The plumbing and…

Foxgloves, Lupins and Outdoor Baths!

Foxgloves, Lupins and Outdoor Baths!

Brian has spent the last couple of days preparing the ground for wildflower seed to be sown. I have been thinking a lot about my Dad as I have been helping with planting several wildflower species. My Dad would have called them “bl…y weeds”. He spent his gardening life battling…

Sunshine, Squirrels, Swallows and Jays

Sunshine, Squirrels, Swallows and Jays

The sun is out and everyone is glad not to be working in the mud. The squirrels are still very busy draining our resources, eating every peanut that they can from the feeders. I kind of hoped that now the summer was here we could reduce the small mortgage we…

Do I need to get out more?

I cannot tell you how excited I am with recent developments (ie today) in the Red Squirrel’s Dray. Will has started doing the “finishings” and they are looking stunning. I love wood and I think the larch touches just look fantastic. The shower is going in and I am very…