Jordi & co. have got the foundations down and are now working
on the rear wall that is against the road. Luckily for them there
has not been any rain, which could have caused the existing wall
to collapse onto our building site.
metal formers were put in position just before we left for the UK
and we were looking forward to returning to see the finished retaining
We took the Sanatander ferry back to Plymouth to see Pondson and
deliver his drum kit. The trip was very smooth and in the morning,
we saw a number of dolphins jumping towards the ferry so they could
play in it's wake.
approach to Plymouth brought a surprise, as a ferris wheel similar
to the London Eye had been erected behind the promenade. Another
surprise awaited when we met Pondson. His hair style had changed
rather a lot from the dreadlocks he sported during the summer.
a couple of nights in Plymouth, we drove up to see our families
and I gave my father a late birthday present of a group of fishes
that I had bought at the Artisans fair in Mas during August. They
looked great once they were positioned in the lawn next to the river.
The final picture shows some of the wall plaques my father has collected.
The bottom left one is the Roman arch in Tortosa which starts our
end of the trail to Santiago de Compostella.
Still no rain here, but the back wall had been finished while we
were away and the steel formers had been taken down. At least now
there is no chance of the road collapsing.