We set up this blog to document the building of our straw bale, carbon neutral house. Originally, we posted from the view point of our Jack Russell terrier, Lotti. Sadly, Lotti died a couple of years ago, and whilst we have dedicated the site to her, the doggy theme is now somewhat redundant. Thus, we will continue to report our house-building progress in a less canine way.
So, welcome all to one of Leicestershire’s premier dead-house-building-dog tribute sites, and read on to learn of the trials, tribulations and mud involved in building a low carbon, low impact house……
New -After an extremely long silence, and new update here details why I haven’t posted for ages – I’ve been too busy building a house! Check out the latest post to see our progress….
You can still see this short movie file, showing how the site has changed since we started the construction process in 2012, from site clearance and levelling to the erection of the barn roof and the first walls.