Our new internal windows go in. You no longer hear the party from downstairs when you go to bed
Nothing to do with the diggers and levellers of history and a lot to do with JCBs wielded by a man with artistry in his soul.
The digger came back and built up a terrace along the front of the house and then shaped the garden, including building a wall to hold the terrace in place, with a broad path along the bottom of the terrace. Then the hill at the bottom of the garden, which was actually all the top soil from the site was levelled, and spread over the garden.
Willy is now digging it over by hand and removing the large boulders which were inadvertently hidden in the topsoil. He's probably overdoing it and is full of aches and pains... everyone say "aah!".
I'm recently retired (early) - have waited a long time for this trip - ever since taking a temporary job in mid seventies which was supposed to pay for next trip then came family and other commitments. Main interests - the natural world, eco build (we plan to build our own house on our return)and people.... full info