(as opposed to "Before the tree people came, as Mum and I sat in the darkened kitchen resenting the dense, sun-blocking canopy of bay leaves outside, with its teeming community of spiders and insects...")
...and talked with renewed enthusiasm about the next steps, my thoughts, after 22 days without a kitchen, naturally fell once again upon the topic of Caesarstone and when our benchtops might be installed.
A couple of quick calls led me to Vince At-the-Factory who advised that there is a good chance they will be coming on Saturday morning. Saturday morning! That is, as I type, tomorrow. Tomorrow!
Of course we have to wait for confirmation which will come today.
I live in hope.