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Happy New Year 2013

Happy New Year to you all.
 
It is an exciting New Year for us here.
Having gained a small parcel of land next to the house in December 2012 we have embarked upon clearing over 30 years of undergrowth!  Hopefully, by the end of the summer, we will have had some bookings from a few happy campers.
 
I hope to keep a record of our progress here and upload 'before and after' photos.
We have found it is always worth while doing that!
 
This photo was taken in January 2013.
As you can see, impenetrable!

January 2013 - The land clearance starts

Pictures of the paddock immediately off the yard just before clearing commenced properly - January 2013.
 
a lovely camping pitch
a lovely camping pitch
well, it will be....
the old track
the old track
looking back to the farm
footpath or vehicles?
footpath or vehicles?
not sure what to expect at this stage
the woodman
the woodman
Ian stoking up the fire
getting the kids working
getting the kids working
third day for this bonfire
track to the wild meadow
track to the wild meadow
the old track can just be seen through the layers of leaf mulch and scrub
tall and tangled
tall and tangled
Ian fighting with the overshot Alder
help arrives
help arrives
in the shape of David and cookies
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