The easy bit is now finished.
Nine notebooks were filled.
38,805 words were typed into a phone or a computer and saved into Scrivener.
70 interviews and field recordings were made using the Voice Memo app.
Many miles were travelled.
Almost 6,000 photographs were taken.
A mountain of receipts were collected.
Interesting things were eaten.
Initial background reading was purchased.
Sustenance for the writing process was also acquired.
I now have nine months to make sense of it all in 80,000 words.