Monday 12th September to Sunday 18th September
Again, I'm writing this a week later than I should have been. and
that means I have to make it all up; again.
The week starts with a downpour while there is a hole in the roof the size of the
London dome. The result is clay from the walls gets washed into the lounge. Never mind hurricane Katrina.
We have our own wet carpet, furniture stacked in a corner, and repainting will soon be the order of the
The "Charantaise" stone surrounding the windows is soft to cut and drill, however, as
it's 30cm thick, its still raises a sweat.
By Wednesday, I've got the window in, even if not completely finished, a tarpaulin
covers the exposed part of the roof and most of my tools have been put away. The apple trees in the
"orchard" are well watered and tomorrow, we're on our way to see our first grand-child.
But first, clean the van