Since early June, our driveway has been full of bricks. A pile of sand was delivered a few weeks ago. A pallet full of bags of cement followed. But there was one thing still missing:
They arrived early this morning, and by the time we had to leave to attend a birthday party, they had this much wall:
The weather was cold and windy, but at least it wasn't raining.
The birthday party was held at the Mt Buninyong Winery. This was a venue for a wedding which had to be abandoned in the Scotsburn bushfire last year.
Scotsburn bushfire fails to ruin big day
Burnt trees with re-growth right beside the venue:
The fantastic cake was made by a family member:
here in March.
Notice the chook outside? There was a small flock of them wandering around out there:
When we returned home, the wall didn't seem lots bigger than it had been when we left:
The reason can be seen in these two stills from one of the security cameras. Here's the wall at 2PM and 38 seconds:
The poor brickies first had to clean up all the bricks, then re-lay them. They worked until it was too dark for me to get a photo.