Not a right angle init…

Rubí writes…

I have been watching the rabit person assembling my stable and trying to closely supervise the arrangements from a close vantage point.

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Unfortunately he is not making a very good job of it. To begin with, he had a very good rabit-brain idea, which was to carefully take all the measurements in the old stable, mark the posts with cunning numbers, and draw a lovely picture on a technical drawing board. So far so rabit.

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Then came the usual rabit confusion with basic spacial concepts and numeracy, so he began drilling holes for expansion bolts to put the post brackets in, based on the upside-down picture; and all of a sudden I could see our six-post 2011 stable posts were all in the wrong places.

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“Have you got the plan upside-down?” I asked, tentatively; not wishing to upset the rabit person, as he moved from swearing at his drill to swearing at his tape-measure.

“Yes. All right, I have got the ****ing plan upside-down. It’s all right for you swanning about in the dust while I do all the donkey work in 35 degrees!!!!”

Well, there’s no need for that sort of roodness in our new quiet field. I went off to eat some bits of the pine tree bark that he has not fully protected. The stable will appear.  Things do.

I like it here.

 


2 thoughts on “Not a right angle init…

  1. It’s a good thing you were observing so intently Rubi… You must be exhausted after all that thinking, in such heat! Don’t eat the pine bark though, that’s almost as naughty as a certain person’s rudeness. Be patient and in the meantime relax and enjoy the smell. Glad you and the other Donks are settling in well! xxx

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