A couple of brutally hot days post-Christmas, with one spent cladding the plant room and pantry (with plasterboard, because these rooms are either not-required-to-be-pretty (plant room) or liberally-covered-in-cupboards (pantry), both of which lend themselves to getting the job done fast rather than mucking about with straw walls.
Quite hard to get photos of the pantry, since it’s a small L-shaped room:
and after another day of stuffing we had the kitchen wall and bathroom/hallway walls prepped:
This kitchen wall was another hybrid mesh/villaboard wall, to provide a level backing for the kitchen cupboards and splashbacks. The stud behind this section, and the pantry/plantroom wall, is stuffed with conventional insulation rather than straw as well.