Another relaxing weekend

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…

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