So where's the snow?

Muddling through in Austria; God, life and a small black dog


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I’ve seen several blogs that talk about fences and gates, so thought I’d do one too. Of course being married to someone whose made them professionally means I’ve been well informed on every walk we take.


In a country that has so much wood, it’s really quite odd that the fences are so badly made, well to the English eyes. If I hear one more time about the lack of straining posts, the wire being on the wrong side and the posts too far apart, I could scream!


Dave approved gate


It seems that posts are banged in, and wire or planks then nailed on. When we were in the Salzburg Open Air Museum, we found that each, ‘Gau`in Salzburgerland has its own design. So maybe there is a design and plan, aimed at using as few nails as possible  and all the odd bits of wood.


Using a tree, ingenious!


But up our lane is a really good example of a good fence, but the gate where you thread poles through is completely infuriating, especially if you are holding a horse gagging to get in the field.


We call these fences flat packs as they seem to be made from heaps of wood!


Author: annarashbrook

English Ex-pat living in Austria, Christian, blogger (of course) writer, photographer, dog owner!

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