Category: Brynteg Renovations

January 19, 2021 Brynteg No comments exist

What a fantastic month this has been. Despite the circumstances with COVID-19, there has been a vast progression with the renovations with the cottage and annexe.

August 27, 2020 Brynteg No comments exist

It is so great to be back in Anglesey to continue with the renovations of the cottage and be amongst Anglesey friends once more. It has been a very busy time away from Anglesey with work and leisure activities preventing us from sitting watching rubbish on the TV, which has helped to pass time and…

June 14, 2020 Brynteg No comments exist

It has been a busy 3 months since lockdown commenced resulting in renovations on the cottage being placed on hold. The first 5 weeks of lockdown I’ve been in furlough and returned to work, but working from home, on 1 May, which has been really busy. During furlough a tribute film to Jim Henson to…

April 18, 2020 Brynteg

Digging up the kitchen floor commenced with an amazing find of an assortment of glass bottles from local breweries such as Keegan & Flanagan, Holyhead, J K & S Ltd, H & A Gilley Ltd, and more. These will most likely have been buried under the kitchen floor since around 1903. It took some time…

February 29, 2020 Brynteg

February is the shortest month of the year, even in a leap year, filled with Valentine’s Day, the beginning of lighter evenings, the start of snowdrops and daffodils flowering, and at Brynteg, the commencing of the cottage and annexe floors. A floor installation contractor came and went through what work will be required to install…

February 9, 2020 Brynteg

New Year, New Pipes With the year starting off with watching fireworks in London with neighbours, we were amazed by the crowds and how much they must have spent to watch this spectacular display out in the cold when we watched it in the warmth of our home on the television. Meanwhile, at Brynteg, the…

January 6, 2020 Brynteg

The first 2 weeks of this month focused on getting the last part of the trenches for the water mains and drains dugout. Despite the rain and wind, this was completed leaving the new water pipes to be shaped, soldered and laid. With the pipes laid, insulation pipe wrap was put around the pipes to…