So, this has been a good time to catch up on jobs that otherwise get ignored when gardening is in full swing.
One of these cropped up when we were renovating the kitchen and changing the sink. This required the mains water supply to be turned off - and we realised we were not sure where this was done. We had been told that there was some sort of tap in a small shed outside the front of the house, just the other side of the old well:
- renovated and painted 28 shutters;
- stripped down, rust-proofed, primed and painted the front gates;
- stripped and treated the big oak doors on the wood-shed AND, from a piece of old oak flooring, we have made a 'Nichoir' house sign: