All we need is to remove top soil two or three feet deep, build in drainage with a bed of gravel, and put a few tons of fine coral sand on top. Then we’ll paint the back wall with a few waves and a nice blue sky, install a few deck chairs, buckets and spades.
I am in love with that idea. I really am.
Too bad that it would cost an arm and a leg, and the novelty would wear off over two or three years, when it would cost the other arm and leg to have normality restored. Don’t panic, we aren’t going to do it. The temptation is huge, though.