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MartinB's Journal

MartinB's Journal

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Dry Grindle

04 April 2010 19:53:33
Dry Grindle

Dry Grindle

I fixed the marine pump at the base of the grindle, a ghastly business diving down to remove a worm that was caught in the impeller. Well I chickened out of the diving in and bailed it out first instead, but I still had to remover the worm.


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Myrtle Myrtle 04 April 2010 20:31:00

I am going to show my ignorance and ask what is a grindle?


MartinB MartinB 04 April 2010 20:38:18

A Grindle is an underground dungeon in the garden used by hoblins.


AitAlainn AitAlainn 04 April 2010 20:53:54

I'm intrigued Martin - elaborate further please!


MartinB MartinB 04 April 2010 20:59:08

I must confess that I helped them to dig it and put in a four feet high oak door that i made for them. I did most of the stone work too. If you need to see a picture of one of these rapscallions then I can put one up for you in another journal entry named Hoblin. I hope that I have made it clear.


AitAlainn AitAlainn 04 April 2010 21:04:23

I'd love to see a picture of your hoblins!


Rachel Rachel 04 April 2010 21:57:52

Brilliant : )


Cloncaw Cloncaw 04 April 2010 23:53:03

Great to have unusual features in the garden and after all the little people need somewhere to live.


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