First thing this morning, Super Mario delivered 2 tons of castine (gravel).
2 hours later it was all laid in the cellar. Not quite enough unfortunately, but close.
After we'd done that, Him Outdoors finished preparing the sitting room fireplace.
And I finished taking down the ceiling
Interestingly, no sign of the bees today. They must have heard us discussing ways of getting them to live in the wall without coming in, blocking up the holes into the house without them attacking us, or as a last resort killing them. Death sentence postponed.