An excerpt from Wind in the Willows

Nice? It's the ONLY thing, said the Water Rat solemnly, as he leant forward for his stroke. Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING - absolute nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing, he went on dreamily: messing - about - in - boats; messing----'
From 'Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame.

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

First report from painter

Just shows the rust that he found under the ladder and pole rack which he says has come directly (and understandably) from the bolt/screw holes - who remembers their school physics and the fact that dissimilar metals create corrosion - it's about the only thing I remember!.  The rest of the roof he tells me is fine.

The painter is Stem to Stern

The video shows Mark removing the paint from the roof.

The raddle red comes off
The worst of the rust

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