Yesterday I was excited because the sick old pine tree was coming down today.
We have been waiting a long time to get rid of this horrible tree and were excited to think of the new sunshine and grow house that we could finally erect. My little tomatoes are ready to move on to the garden.
And then, at 7.30pm last night the arborist called. They weren’t coming, he had been unable to hire the machinery needed to remove the branches up the garden to the mulching machine. “It’s a public holiday (Hobart Show Day) and they’re all out until next week”.
Some (private) expletives later M had pinned him down to maybe Tuesday/Wednesday next week. He also asked for a phone call to confirm – and not just the night before the event!
So we wait.