So, please welcome Margaret Skea:
Helen: Thank you Margaret - that was really interesting! For anyone who doesn't know, following an unexpected windfall my family decided, unanimously, to escape from London and move with our pets and horses to Devon - looking for a period property with character which had land and stables. (and turned out to also have original oak beams and a 3 foot thick outer wall!)
Being let down once or twice I applied to the TV show pleading" "Please help! We've tried tunnelling our way out of London but or spade has broken!"
We were accepted for the last show being filmed in series thirteen and my daughter and I were whisked off to North Devon. ...
We were shown this:
...and promptly fell in love with it.
We moved in, however, on a day in January when it looked like this...
|True escapism. |
The view of the Taw Valley from my bedroom window
one misty morning