Day 14 – 15

Travelling from Champaign, Illinois to Marshall, Minnesota was one long day of driving. being in the car for 11 hours straight was punishing but still interesting. The countryside had really started to transform from wild forests dotted with farmland and

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Day 12 – 13

Travelling from Pittsburgh to Kentucky was an interesting journey, the terrain changes little but the farms and architecture varies in style from town to town, farm to farm. Despite the distance I am still enjoying the travelling part of the

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Day 10 – 11

After a day’s travelling from Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia to¬†Pittsburg,¬†Pennsylvania I settled in to the hotel for the night. the sheer distances I will be covering between stops will be tiring but if there’s anything out there as inspirational as what

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Day 9

Today was my last day in Colonial Williamsburg, the hotel like the rest of the town had started to feel like home and it was sad packing up and checking out. I was excited to spend another day in the

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Day 8

Today started as the days before with a stroll through the town. There are still so many sights to take in and places to visit, I am easily side tracked into conversations with the various staff I pass en route

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Day 7

And another glorious day dawns over Colonial Williamsburg. In the Wheelwrights shop I found a beautiful Elm nave/hub already turned and set out for mortices, waiting for me to start work on. I had an uneasy feeling today, despite my

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Day 6

It’s Monday!.. Back in the workshop, and finally able to try out the beautiful axe I was given on Saturday. I often look forward to going to work (strange I know) but today was extra special, I have a new

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Day 5 (Sunday)

Sunday, a chance to unwind and reflect over the journey so far…. I wish! there’s far too much to see around here for me to slack off! After many recommendations of places to visit whilst in the area we settled

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Day 4

As another day dawned over Colonial Williamsburg I find myself waking early in anticipation of the day ahead, anyone who knows me well will know I’m not much of a morning person but I’m finding myself so excited to get

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Day 3

Today dawned slightly cloudy and cooler than yesterday, not that I am complaining, it is still warmer and more humid than home! I started the day slightly off kilter after eating the largest stack of pancakes and apples known to

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