it’s because Lou and I have bought a house, we’ll be moving in ten days time, and it currently looks like this:
Okay, that was actually a couple of days ago, but you get the picture. That’s the kitchen, by the way.
Today Paul and I had the joyous task of moving the compost heap across the neighbourhood. I got the compost in the wheelbarrow, Paul carried the bin on his head, Malagasy style. The builders skimmed the walls with some exotic Polish render, the in-laws painted skirting boards, and Dad patched the roof of the bomb shelter. Yes, really.
I have also discovered that the back alley that used to be the access lane for garages is now a prime foraging spot, and I shall be raiding the blackberry bushes imminently.