There's going to be a little ladder up to the platform and then another ladder up to the room above. See the little stool I made? Katie Cat has curled up on it, to keep an eye on the pheasants. Or perhaps she caught them. We may never know.
Thursday evening, while David and I watched a dvd (New Tricks -- do you know it? A great police procedural from the UK) I made my first attempt at making dead pheasants out of polymer clay :) Then last night, while David and watched a dvd (State of Play, a thrilling BBC series -- I know, there's a theme developing here :) I made my first attempt at painting dead pheasants made of polymer clay :)
The blue embroidery floss is temporary. I doubt even wealthy Tudors used blue cord to hang up their pheasants. But I had to hang them up right away, and shove them in David's face. "Look!" I said. "Dead pheasants!" "Yes, I see" he said, politely (he's English). "How fascinating."
He's really very patient with me and my enthusiasms :)
Finally, here's a view from the storeroom door into the kitchen itself.