It was dry and still but overcast. Haven’t seen the Sun for days.
Spent all day preparing the anchor posts and after 10 hours of back breaking work I got there. All 14 posts in position, level and straight.
Now I know you’re thinking that this is not an impressive feat. You’re thinking that it’s just 14 poles in the ground and you’re right – it isn’t. What you must understand is the context:
I’m not my Dad or Brother who are infinitely practical and have the skills and knowledge. I’m an ex Chef turned Software Developer. Putting up a shelf takes me hours – ask Tash! I’m the man who makes a Cottage Pie or fixes a computer problem.
There was much shouting, a lot of tripping and slipping and an excess of Anglo-Saxon but I did it.
This was page 1 of 56 in the Polytunnel Construction Guide and it took me all day. Oh dear…