In the coming weeks:
In the short term, we hope to decorate the phone box again just for the Christmas period.
Once the bank account has been created (just waiting on Bank of Scotland) the pledges can be collected – I’ll aim to give warning when that will happen if I can but I think it might all be automatically done.
As the recent STV report mentioned, there’s a lot of creative talent in Portobello, and I’ll be setting up an ‘informal’ group to try and brainstorm ideas and suggestions on how best to proceed – I’d be especially interested to hear from anyone with display lighting experience, printers, joiners or anyone else with any ideas on how to best achieve what we’re aiming for.
The paint manufacturers recommend that the minimum temperature for painting is over 10ºC, so realistically, we will not be painting until Spring, after which we will be able to carry out the re-glazing work.