Browsing Archive: July, 2014

The Breidden

Posted by Nick Burton on Sunday, July 27, 2014, In : Other horse-drawn work 
Last week Elza and I completed our third year of bracken rolling at the Breidden SSSI.  Early starts and early finishes were the order of the day so that we could get as much done before the blazing sun overheated us both.  Beck snapped this using Hipstermatic as I went to get Elza one morning.

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Barnett Wood, Wigmore

Posted by Nick Burton on Monday, July 14, 2014, In : Timber extraction 
We were blessed with fantastic weather for this contract, although it did come with dozens of horseflies!  Our job was to bring out some sizeable oak logs which are due to be sawn on site into planks and posts, and clear the rest for firewood. John, one of our clients, as well as manning the chainsaw took and then edited some lovely video of Elza at work.  This can be viewed on Youtube:

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