Sunday, December 16, 2018

Unexpected Achievements

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As predicted by the weather report it is sunny and nice this morning, and it is going to stay this way until mid day. I decide to do some tidying up. I move the car and get to work.

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It’s time to tidy this stuff up, I have many pavers left, which I have a plan for, in the mean time….

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And see this view many times.

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Eventually my building station in the back garden is created. Now organised and tidy. It might well be a while until some of this is used.

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I have plenty of slabs to dispose of one way or another. There are 15 ready for immediate dispatch come disposal.

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My dad turns up and the plan for the rest of the day, which was to get the christmas tree out changes to do the other edging side of the path,

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I know this side is going to be harder than the other because of what is hidden in the ground.

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At first my dad asks me to only make a narrow trench.

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However when this does not work out,

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He requests the trench to be made wider.

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This mean some serious excavation. I use the big bags to keep things tidier, one for soil extract and one for rubble.

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We find a metal pipe that is cut, the original gas pipe for lighting in the early 1900’s perhaps?

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I dig down until we get to a blue membrane, but in fact it is not, it is a perfectly laid out carpet. And under it slabs, and concrete. I smash it out with the big daddy sledge hammer. I’m not sure how come there is now so much rubble in the bag but not such a big looking hole in the ground.

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I am knackered and call it a day.

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Look at all that rubble I’ve got to get rid of again.

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Thankgod the work day is over. I am exhausted. I have a bath for an hour, while me tea cooks in the over.

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An before I put my car back on my drive, I take it for a ride in the darkness around the beautiful area of Cannock Chase.

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A while later I'm sat on the sofa with my wiry arms,

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wondering that the space I had made yesterday for the Christmas tree will actually get filled?

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Somehow I find the energy to get into the loft. Man its icy cold up there. A while later it was all Christmassy.

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And I settle down and watch some Christmassy tv.

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