So, what is it about?
Well, last weekend, speaking with a diving expert in the village, we got chatting about diving. He was telling us that when he was a child Dunkineely would be packed to the gills with divers. The location is perfect with the clearest diving waters in Europe at St. John's Point behind the village and the village itself a great place for a few jars at night in one of the village bars after a long day diving. But then along came the Celtic Tiger whooshing them off to more exotic, far-flung places.
|St. John's Point, Dunkineely|
I was asking how divers want their suits to be hung and he said the ideal is to have a drying room (which of course could also be used by surfers). And then he said "but if you really want divers, a compressor would be a great thing to have too". Not being divers ourselves, we had no idea what this was and he explained that the compressor would supply refills to the oxygen tanks for divers and would be a great thing to have to hand.
The idea developed as we spoke and we decided that the compressor should be put in the front shed so that visiting divers not staying in Daisy Cottage could still get tank refills easily.
Anyone used to reading my blogs will know that I love new ideas and take to them with a passion.
So now we are going to make the drying room big enough so that visiting divers not staying in Daisy Cottage can also leave their suits there overnight to be ready for the morning.
This work and the saving involved to buy the compressor will done over the winter and we should be ready to go come the spring.
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