The cathedral square's a bit of a mess at the moment.
The construction work to replace the crumbling post-WW2 faux-medieval houses also involves ripping up swathes of cobblestones to lay power cables and suchlike.
Which then have to be reset.
Stone by stone. In big, interlinked, sunburst patterns.
By some poor bugger.
Like him here.
And - having paved the walkways around our place - I know what I'm talking about....
PS Have a look at the tool - trowel and hammer in one. I'm betting that the shape hasn't changed in centuries.
PPS Kath'll like this one...