• Wood – and green living

    We’ve spent the morning replenishing our firewood supply. At the moment, we’re using up all the old beams we salvaged during renovation work. So I drag them out of the stable to Chris and Benj, who are waiting outside to slice them up with the chainsaw. Then I load up...


  • So that was 2009 …

    New Year’s Eve – time to look back on the last twelve months. Here at Les Fragnes we’ve had the usual ups and downs of everyday life. We’ve faced some unexpected challenges but we’ve also had some unforeseen bonuses too. There have been low points but wonderful high ones as...


  • Happy Christmas!

    Here are a few snowy, sledging photos to get you in a Christmas mood! All of us at Les Fragnes wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! Looking forward to sharing our news with you in 2010!


  • Christmas concert – and lots of snow

    Every year our big Christmas event is Ruadhri’s Christmas concert. The three schools of St Marien, Nouzerines and Bussiere St Georges get together and organise some festive fun. To be honest the first couple of years were a bit on the over-enthusiastic side. The concerts went on for rather a...


  • First snows of winter

    It’s been snowing all day today, and it’s set to continue. This is the first snow our two male alpacas have seen – they were indoors last winter. They weren’t very impressed to start with. The llamas, however, have seen it all before – apart from Lulin of course. They...