In an ideal world, you probably wouldn't leave it this late in the year to build your winter home. But for various reasons, known and unknown, we have.
After a further visit from our friend with the JCB, who dug a nice big hole for our sceptic tank, we began our bedroom yurt platform, which currently looks like this:
Right next to it, our bathroom-to-be looked like this when the sun rose today (yes, I carried all those blocks up there, which is one of the many reasons I'm so bluddie tired at the moment):
And after being savaged by English mafia Dave and James without the benefit of a lunchbreak, looks like this as the sun begins to set:
Let's see what we can do with the next few days of glorious weather, shall we? No pressure. Winter's only six weeks or so away...