Instead of concentrating on the fun stuff (building the walls) we've been stripping out what feels like miles of fencing, burnt logs, and bits of wood and stone. Nearly there:
Well, not really, but we're hoping it will get easier soon...
Or not...This is the next bit:
Let's revisit the original pictures, perhaps that will make me feel better:
Oh, yes. It has got better.
What has been nice is watching the kids play out this weekend. Wellies on, hoodies on, and out of the house, bouncing on the trampoline, swinging and sliding, playing rugby(ish), inspecting the neighbours' chickens and ducks, finding minibeasts in the logs we're digging out, and trampling the daffodils. As it should be. That's why we got this house, after all, to give the kids a safe, happy home and their very own park :0)