Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tillellan – c.1933

The actual age of Tillellan has been a relative mystery to us.  Gran has tried to piece together stories and images from the past to the best of her ability. This has had Tillellan’s age jump in and around somewhere … Continue reading

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The Colours of the New Tillellan

Today was our regular site meeting with the Builder and his team. By the end of today the framing should all be complete. The middle bedroom required some additions to the framing for support plus some ‘packing and plaining‘ to … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice 2017

I was up early yesterday – as is usual – and managed to see the most glorious sunrise as I entered work with a crescent moon and star shinning brightly through the dark purple clouds. The day was sunny and … Continue reading

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June Happenings

The garden has had to take care of itself the last couple of weeks – and it has done quite well. Animals have still required feeding and caring for of course and I’ve had to water a couple of times because, although … Continue reading

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The Petit Paradis Chickens

We have had several collectives of chooks over the years. The first collective we brought in about a year after moving in. This was for egg production, but also very much just for utilising our growing supply of kitchen waste … Continue reading

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The Rabbits of Petit Paradis

Our rabbit breeding ventures are under way with Luna, our grey Flemish Giant giving birth to seven kits around the 1st of May. This is the first time we have bred rabbits and we have really only started it at our … Continue reading

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The Pa Prof. Memorial Rabbit Hutch

This rabbit hutch was made with items from my late father-in-laws garage. The bed base came from the house and was going to get thrown out, but was salvaged for this intended end purpose. So it seems only fitting that … Continue reading

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