February 2018

Good News, Bad News. First of all the bad news – apologies to anyone who’s had trouble recently with our website, it’s been under hacking attack due to an old version of software, but hopefully it’s fixed now, and more mobile-friendly as well. Good news is we’ve won an award! The Vision Style award for … Read more

May 2015

My mild obsession with earth ovens has now reached the point where we may be the only family in the land to have 2 ovens. This spring I’ve built another in our garden for the use of ourselves and any keen guests – as far as the actual oven’s concerned, the only difference is a … Read more

March 2012

Cbeebies spent a couple of days here filming a Christmas Special episode of ‘Mr. Bloom’s Nursery’, to be screened Xmas 2012.

December 2010

Found 2 wooden sledges for the cabin a couple of weeks ago, just in time for the freeze – they’re East German, wonderful curled runners, each made from a single piece of softwood. They’re from a shop in York called Anteriors (if you get in touch with them, please mention our name).