It’s bee n a routine of physiotherapy, nurse, physio, nurse, physio etc.

At the same time, the weather has brightened completely and Jose has declared that the ‘terre’ is no longer a ‘catastrophe‘ – ie it is no longer frozen and he can start to build the new terrasse outside Maison Olive.

On Saturday the boys announced that they were “Back in Town” and arrived with buckets and lime to map out the plan and have the approval given.

The lines have been drawn

The 'dancing bobcat' has been and dug the foundation trenches and the reinforcing rods are in

Meanwhile, the precious rose bushes have been placed in Intensive Care in the garden

We've had to move the access door into the basement of Maison Olive - a new hole has been created and wrapped up against the cold waiting for a new door from Dominique

In the midst of this, Saint-Maclou the carpet people from Avignon, arrived and in a flash, we had a new carpet down in the Doll Museum.

The day bed and the Olde English dolls house are now in position

The Doll Museum - looking out from the day bed, awaiting boxes, another dolls house and quite a bit more furniture

Au bientot: many more pics of the terrasse to come! : Lovonne and Simon xx


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