Our Easter weekend: The weather was a delight with cool evenings, perfect for our campfires and warm, balmy days which were perfect for continuing to work on our camp kitchen. We discovered the joys of working with uneven natural logs as beams. It obviously takes more time to cut notches in the beams to lay the rafters! However with all our willing Friends the job was finally completed and half the roof laid on. We will get the rest of the roof completed before the next working bee so we can focus on the levelling the floor in May. Again, great thanks to the Friends that came and helped. It is really encouraging for us to have people so willingly come and share their time and skills with us.
Amazingly we had three people called 'Pascal' with us on the weekend. I don't often meet anyone called Pascal let alone 3 in one place! Actually the lady had an 'e' on the end, Pascale. Anyway, we wish Pascal & Pascale ( who are partners) best wishes as they head off on an overseas cycling adventure.
AND we are thrilled to have the third Pascal and his family join us as the fifth member of BCV. We now have the first 5 founding members needed to start the Co-operative. All systems go!
There was lots of time for trying out the big solar cooker (which cooks very fast), a great Easter Egg hunt, songs around the campfire,led by Doone & Don, with young Mael even learning how to crochet! That's called 'making the most of your opportunities.