We have an open fire in the lounge which is lovely but does use a lot of wood.
Today’s mission for the children was to collect kindling and sticks from the nearby woods. We are very fortunate to live 5 mins away from Lexden Earthworks and BlueBottle Grove which are banks and ditches of late Iron Age defences protecting the western side of Camulodunum (pre-Roman Colchester). There are also many pre-Roman graves, including Lexden Tumulus, allegedly the burial place of the British chieftain Cunobelinus.
This is – apparently – an awesome climbing tree
Wood stock now nicely replenished
Sorry for picture quality – all from my phone.