Tag Archive: wood

Jan
13
2013

Woodland Folly

Having an unplanned and spontaneous day is good sometimes. A break from the usual routine brings about surprise discoveries and new experiences, it takes you down life’s highways and byways and shows you a side of life you never knew existed. And sometimes it brings a couple of disappointing surprises too New plan Lin sent …

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Dec
27
2012

Dry Heat

There’s no doubting it, two and a half years after having our Lovenholm multi fuel stove installed, we love it as much now as we did when we lit it for the very first time. Sure we’ve had our ups and downs in the early days, but that’s all part of the learning process isn’t it, and …

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Dec
02
2012

Sleep Is The Key

Woke up late to a beautiful sunny day, the sun was streaming through the bedroom window flooding the room with sunshine. A refreshing change from getting up in the cold and dark with what seems to have been months worth of wet weather waiting outside. An inspiring start to the day that puts you in …

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Jul
29
2012

Wood Pile Stacking Up

Trees for fire wood, it would seem, are a bit like buses. We’ve had nothing for nearly 12 months then we get 4 trees all at once. When a neighbour comes knocking on the door asking for assistance with their tree causing reduced power generation for his solar panels, it would be rude not to help. Having …

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Jan
04
2012

Wood Burning Cookers For Smokeless Zones

I remember with affection the old black AGA range my auntie had in her house in Weardale. I was in awe of the thing, as I’d never seen anything like it before. It was proudly black leaded every week and seemed to me to be the centre of the house, but it was to be …

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Nov
27
2010

Wood Is Not The Only Fuel

It was cold last Winter, really cold. The worst Winter for 30 years they say, meaning like most people we needed to burn much more gas to keep warm than in many years past. Not wanting to get caught with a huge gas bill again, and having longed for a wood burning stove for a good …

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