Meanwhile the thresher building site slept under layers of rain and muck. And exceptional winds hit our coastline. Off Corks shores fishermen’s loves were lost and on shore, many roofs too. New Year’s Day brought blessings including this rainbow, unusually mild weather, and a smell of nutty sweetness from the hedgerow – new life.
It’s essential when lifting flagstones to number and record their true position, so they can be correctly replaced. The muck has gathered deep, so much shovelling to be done, after which we scrubbed the most raised corner of the flagstone and dried it with a rag, to paint.
Building is to resume very soon!