It was a big job
Burning the rubbish from the tree felling took a full 8 days of hard work
Archie getting nicely smoked
The oven was regularly at this temperature
The new wasp proof chimney - yippee!
The garden tidied at last
The house, now with the big trees gone, under the gaze of Montedinove
Archie checking for lizards under the pots
Sunset over Montedinove
One of our rare trips this year was a return to Lago Campotosto - a huge man-made lake of around 15 sq km and set 1300m above sea level.