Tales from the village

Welcome to our (well, Ed's really) Blog - about our life in Yan Village, Wuyuan. From buying and restoring a wrecked Huizhou courtyard house, to restoration, and things I've learned about Chinese village life along the way.


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When it rains it pours
Ed's old house in the country

Our wedding in a Chinese city
Our wedding in a Chinese village
Our wedding in an English village

Some welcome precision
Halfway through rennovations
Rules for working in the Chinese countryside

In the eyes of the news
In the hands of the master
Beam me up, Shifiu!

Look mum I'm on TV!
Peeling back the layers of history
Got wood?

Falling in love for the first time
Falling in love again
The handover