Day 10 saw the roofing put on the drying area

Drying Area Canopy

Drying Area Canopy

and on the canopy over the car.

Car Canopy

Car Canopy

The freshly painted metalwork really shows up the poor condition of the paintwork on the gate.

The following day the son-in-law of the woman who lives opposite came across to talk to me about the canopy. He said that the sheeting had been installed upside down, and that mould would grow in the tracks of the upper surface. This I found a little disconcerting. A bit of Internet sleuthing revealed that Thai opinion on the matter was very much divided, much as Swift’s Lilliputians were divided over which end to crack an egg.

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