The best view in the world

Over the last couple of weeks we have been fitting windows, a sideboard and bed in The Train Carriage. The sideboard is made with some nicely grained ash from the farm that is really bright white.... more

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The Train Carriage goes for a ride

After a long wait for some cold weather the ground was finally hard enough today for us to move The Train Carriage into position. It sits on a platform on the side of a long bank so it isn't exactly... more

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Making windows

I've been playing around in the workshop making windows for The Train Carriage. The views of the mountains from the train will be amazing so we wanted to make the most of this by putting in lots of... more

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The roof is watertight

We managed to get the rubber roof on the carriage this week so it's almost ready for the turf. We have put some really nice steel gutters on the carriage so it's starting to feel like we're more... more

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A reclaimed beech floor

Last week Jan and I insulated and then laid a wooden floor in 'The Train Carriage'. We used reclaimed narrow beech flooring, all the floor needs now is a good sand, some skirting and... more

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Steam bending the train carriage roof

Happy New Year! We've had a fun winter which started with packing the yurts away and storing them dry before we put them up again in the spring. We carried on working as soon as possible converting... more

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