Its a slightly cloudy day today which is nice as the heat of the last 4 weeks so im catching up on preparations for winter by cutting up all the wood i have stored ready for our log burners in winter time.
I love the heat you get from wood burners - its soft and gentle and feels different from central heating ( which makes me sleepy) - its like having a duvet wrapped around you all day. Lovely.
We have a huge 14kw wood burner in the main living room that keeps 1/2 of the house warm once its going and takes huge 50cm logs.
so i need a lot of wood to feed it thru the winter as the chesnut we have locally burns strong but fast.
With the price of fuel oil in france going up by nearly 40% this year , the less we use the central heating the better but have no fear with 2 wood burners and open fires at montaurand the private suite bed and breakfast will be the toastyest place in winter time - whether you wnat to vist angouleme, cognac, bordeaux, perigeaud, bergerac or farther afield.