There was snow when we got there today

Ok so we didn’t exactly have to dig our way in but it was white with snow when we got there. A very productive workday soon got underway, new gravel to paths, clearing up summer pruning, cut out rock for new shower room drains, we have now been able to work out exactly how things…

Another productive workday

Every month we benifit from a free days labour from our volunteer David Wormell who is sponsored by his employer to work for us one day a month. This month an enclosure for the commercial waste bin due next season, fence repairs and ground tidying were completed  

A Noisey boys dorm

It’s been a busy week frustrated by one of our heating controls being “offline” and very reluctant to talk to the router but a call to Ireland sorted it. Always a great privilage to welcome a youth group. It was a late welcome to the Clevedon Family Church Youth group this evening. Excited young people…

Kitchen taps reach the end of their life

It was a beautiful warm sunshine afternoon at Bernard’s Acre today. Unfortunately the kitchen taps reached the end of their working life and needed changing TODAY. The new sign at our front gate looks great. The new dehumidifier arrived from Germany today in time to start it’s working life halping to keep our moisture levels…

Getting ready for next Summer

Many thanks to Continental Underfloor Heating of Launceston who donate a days time each month in allowing David Warmell to help us with practical tasks. Yesterdays task was to create a garden waste store area by erecting a fence.

Things are getting busy

As the autumn temperature starts to cool and the moor puts on her winter coat ready for winter. Bookings at Bernard’s Acre has been very busy. We are now booked every weekend untill we close in November for Phase 2 of the refurbisment. This will include all new plumbing and 3 additional bathrooms. We are…

Slow but steady growth for books

We are filling our dresser with various titles for people to read in the peacefull surroundings of Bernard’s Acre. A financial donation by a charity has given us a good start. October is our month to appeal for book donations. We are looking for Interest books, Autobiographies, Christian intersest, Childrens picture storey books.  We already…

Getting ready for the winter rain

Despite a very poor weather forcast we managed to avoid getting soaked today. We completed clearing out the drainage ditch  down the length of the entrance track. We hope that this will manage storm water surged and reduce damage to the track.

It’s a good set of problems

Every time I drive through the gate and get out of my van I pause for a brief moment just to taste the clean air and soak up the view. Then  it’s back to work, for as our bookings are back to back for the Autumn now, clearing , cleaning, grounds maintenance are all part…