This is exactly what working in a library is like, in our wildest imaginations!
The fountain is nearing completion! Today saw the installation of water nozzles, and the placement of concrete seats around the fountain. We hope to see moisture in the near future!
The construction workers have been busy the last few days. The seat-backs surrounding the fountain have been cemented into place; the enclosure was waterproofed; and some large rocks have been artistically arranged.
Application of exterior stonework began this week. Stay tuned!
The Ocean at the End of the Lane is a return to adult fiction for the author. The setting is near where he grew up in Sussex, England and I think this has put Mr. Gaiman in something of a reflective mood.
Construction on the new fountain has made great strides over the past week. Here are the latest photos: