I like the nuts-and-bolts feeling of prefabricated buildings. I promised to show you the ceiling of the new youth room in the western extension once the webbing was gone. As you will see, it has a distinctly utilitarian feel to it:
But then, my ancestors built homes in the New Zealand bush when practicalities were the priority – although, come to think of it, I do have table cloths embroidered by my Great Grandmother. So the Victorians did keep up their standards, even on the other side of the world when the Land Wars were raging all around.
Priorities are different in the 21st century, but The G-men are setting the standards with our fine building, so here’s to keeping them up at Court once they have gone!