Sometimes a phantom shadow appears at our bathroom window, it is Mojo, our killer cat.
At night, she jumps in and sits in the moonlight that also shines on my face. When there are storms the light spreads, as the hills are lit with sheet lightning. The remains of her victims are lit up along the sides of the house.
Yet still our neighbours ask "Are you making progress?" We tell them we are. Here is a short video of materials we have used and people involved with our house building project in South West France
Copy of People who have worked on the house
- The external sealant black paint put on over the breeze blocks (before adding a plastic sheet, then soil). An external mousse. Pavatherm plus (60mm on the outside and 140mm on the inside). Electricity and telephone cable gaine or conduits running to the house.
- Bertrand the electrician with Craig pointing to the place on the wall for the tableau d'éléctrique or 'fuse box' and with two of his three sons. Philippe Chaud placing the outpipe, Jerome, Michel Calmeille who is Bertrand's father and a farmer who dragged us out of the mud with his tractor and Craig, Christian Brondel owner of Ambiance Nature et bois, his workers Patrice in the beret, and a colleague.
Finishing off is not easy but when we buy plasterboard, another neighbour, Danny, said yesterday he will help to place it and bring his trailer to carry it.
Songs make life go around better and I know all the classics, like the King and I's "You may be as brave as you make believe you are".
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