Hectic activity ahead of the July 14th holiday . The workmen were back at the crack of dawn to fill in the trenches and lay new drainage pipes. Shortly afterwards Madame Bay arrived to inventory the cleaning materials in the cupboard under the sink . Finally , the arc welder and his ever attentive wife arrived to solder some new ' privacy ' panels onto the gates that lead out to the lane. Wilf dealt with all this excitement by curling up on the doorstep , the perfect place from which to supervise . As PON's would say : ' Give light and people will find the way '.