Thursday, 1 January 2009

Now You See Them and Then You. . . . . . . . . .


Don't!
We seem to be blessed with a cowboy type tractor driver who races at full speed through the village carrying slurry. He cannot bother to slow down if a car is coming in the opposite direction and charges up on our verge - so far he has destroyed about a foot depth of grass. Unfortunately we have the water meter and other services placed in the verge - also the wall you can see is part of our house! (Our neighbours have a worse problem).
Our friendly farmer has given us these cones for the time being - and well , you can guess what happened last night. New Year revellers stole them all!! But I am not faint hearted - Husband just accepted the situation - I did not!
I jumped in the car and toured the area and eventually found the cones scattered in a deep ditch.
Our neighbours, affectionately, call us "The Janitors". We were the first people to buy one of these four new houses and our kitchen windows face the others over a driveway. All manner of electricians, plumbers etc etc call on us first asking for directions, we take in parcels etc etc. So my cone recovery was all part of the Janitor's job perhaps?

5 comments:

ALMOST MRS AVERAGE said...

Just popped over from Strawberry Jam Anne's blog...what naughty revellers. But good on you for sorting out the cones. I wish more people would be as responsible. I'm off to have a scout around your lovely looking blog...In the meantime...Happy New Year :-D

Retiredandcrazy said...

We are blighted by muck on the roads too. One of the joys of country living?

Retiredandcrazy said...

PS Sorry, I meant to say "Happy New Year" too! My memory isn't what it was!

Liz said...

Revellers in a village? The local postmistress and the rector? Wouldn't that just be great?

Lane said...

You sound like a great neighbour. And well done for tracking down those cones!