Monthly Archives: April 2011

Oooh, lurvely trenches

And this was the finished product. I think they did really well. The trenches look so good – neat and straight. The building inspector and the warranty inspector certainly seemed to think so. They came to check it out on … Continue reading

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Meet Scoop and Muck

All measurements duly taken, next came the delivery of Scoop the Digger and Muck (the dumper truck , sort of). Ben mainly took charge of the digger and the trenches, Bernard operated the dumper. There was a lot of earth … Continue reading

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Measuring up

Thankfully, Ben and I’s attempt at measuring out the site for the trenches was a bit of a disaster. Armed with only measuring tape, string and triangulation calculations, we were quite out on even our first marker. I was insistent … Continue reading

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