CobDreams (MutaUnelmia)

Cobbing my cottage

This blog is about following my dream to build a small natural cottage in a forest in South of Finland, by using only my bare hands, some friends' help, as little money as possible and only natural materials from the surrounding environment (strawbale, wood and cob). The main building work was carried out over three months in the Summer of 2012 but there is still more work to be done, and here is the story.

Back in London, I am now attempting to collate my thoughts and experiences from the last two weeks in Finland. I still remember the feeling sitting inside the wooden skeleton of my to-be-cottage yesterday, in the warm sun, hearing the little insects all around me, the busy bluetits, pretty blackbirds…

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