Monday, 1 September 2008

Rain stopped play

Next to the almost completed cob barn is the linhay, an open fronted barn originally used for storing hay. With the barn looking so shiny, the linhay sulked alongside, and worse, had started to drip onto the feed bins stored underneath. It was time to give those lovely granite posts a new hat. One weekend was nearly enough, finishing touches to be sorted today. But rain, of course, intervened. It might be another week, or two, before it's safe to clamber about up there and tap the last sheet and the capping sections into place.

7 comments:

KAZ said...

'Originally used for storing hay'.
What now? It's so smart.
Can we have a Ho Down or a Barn Dance?
Or - on second thoughts perhaps a cocktail party?

Welshcakes Limoncello said...

You are making great progress, despite the rain!

Mopsa said...

Still to be used for feedstuffs Kaz, and the left end for poultry and probably the right end for pigs.

Thank you Welshcakes - hope today will see the finishing touches sorted.

mountainear said...

Very smart. How satisfying too to have something new, secure and weatherproof.

Flowerpot said...

great to see such progress Mopsa. Yes, despite the weather!

Mopsa said...

And it's finished! between the downpours the finishing touches have all been touched. Now have to attempt the great tidy inside the linhay - and yes, that should have been tackled first, but there you are...

paula said...

I think all this rain is making us clear out all those grotty places! But I think kaz has a point - maybe a party linhay would lift our wet - drowned - spirits! Looking good though.