Chaos Reigns…

…as it always does during the last week of February – The Dock’s annual pre-Spring refurb week.

So the cafe is closed until Sunday Evening (when we will have a grand re-opening as part of our Sunday Night On Nomadic at 6pm) so that we can take a perfectly nice cafe, turn it into a chaotic building site, and then make it even prettier and lovelier as we put it all back together! ¬†(You can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs… It has to get worse before it gets better… and other such things I can be heard muttering as I survey the devastation.)

Hats off to the volunteers who are doing a ¬†fantastic job cleaning, dismantling, repainting, fetching, carrying, drilling, hammering, and even staggering down the road from the Drawing Office with some newly-on-loan pieces of lovely shipyard heritage. ¬†(Or at least they will be when we’ve cleaned the bird poo off.)

And I have faith that it will all come together in time for re-opening – it always does…

This is last year’s race to the finish line: