Une belle aventure

Our new life in 'Les Vosges'

What we need is a “French drain”

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Because we don’t want to have to wear one of these each time we go into our cellar. πŸ˜‰
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We decided to tackle the drainage at the back of the house and what better way than to fit a French Drain.
So there was a lot of this for Matt. πŸ˜‰
Matt
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Only thing about working outside at this time of year is…well it gets dark early.
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Like a giant snake. πŸ˜‰
If anyone needs some…Please shout as we’ve got some 30m left over…
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Oh well, Let’s hope it looks okay in the morning.
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And it does the job too!!
Now with another layer of ‘graviers’ (as we ran out when we first did it)
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And the original plan! πŸ˜‰
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The kids had all sort of stories for that drawing. However ‘the fitting of a french drain’ wasn’t one of them. I don’t know why it’s pretty clear though. πŸ˜‰

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