Monday, 18 August 2008
for the last three day's i have been a builder's mate.....
fixing cladding to the outside of the house, fixing battens to the inside of the house, measuring insulation and dreaming of the finished rooms.
we had a team of three builders here last week - the wonderful Pete and two of his friends who live and work over in Orkney.
all went smoothly, the sun was shining, we had very little rain and we could hear happy banter between the workers......
they arrived anytime from 5.30am - 7am and worked through to 6pm.
we woke this morning feeling worn out after our weekend of house building and waited with bated breath for the wonderful sound of builders.....
no sign of the bloody builders
a text from Pete saying he would be working alone for today
he never turned up
WHAT IS IT WITH BUILDERS??????
are we just unlucky?
we really trust Pete and feel we can work comfortably with him, we so hope that he will turn up in the morning.
watch this space.
i really do not want another day of hammering in nails tomorrow - instead i would like to sit and plan Christmas goodies, finish sewing and photographing my sweet new Autumn range of hedgehogs, squirrels and owls......
a day of planning the yarn colours for my new crochet project - a ripple blanket for Sea House
laying out the first raised bed and digging until my arms fall off!
ordering new, beautiful stock and contemplating the re-opening of my web shop
drinking tea whilst sitting on the very unglamorous pallet outside Betsy, and feeling VERY lucky indeed
we shall see
i will either be back tomorrow with images of hand made goodness or pictures of my bruised and battered builders hands :)
Posted by Tracy x at 13:27