Saturday morning saw me climbing up and over the roof in order to clear out the gutter above the mouldy landlord’s cupboard.
In order to get to the gutter, I had to cut back the olive branches and clean the old leaves and olives out from between the tiles.
There are a couple of tiles I’d like to replace so I suspect another journey will be necessary.
Inching forward (one hand holding on at all times) I reached the precarious edge and managed to clear the debris out from within.
Olive trees are very messy things and while very picturesque, they are quite hard work. I didn’t realise just how much hard work lay ahead.
After a good hour I descended the roof with the assistance of Big T’s back and then the pruning began…