a picture of rain

It has been a very wet and cool July. As our Spring was unusually dry and warm, the garden has definitely appreciated the wet weather, and apart from having to wear the dreaded rain pants on my long daily walks, I’ve rather enjoyed it too. Certainly there is something rather jolly about hearing the rain…

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bluebells . . . and buttons

Good morning! Wow! I really enjoyed your myriad button views! It was fascinating to read through all your comments and I really appreciated hearing so many different perspectives! But it was especially intriguing to me that the blue buttons came out so far on top. I kind of agree with the majority view: the blue…

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April showers

Hello! Our internet is very wonky at the moment, because our broadband is being “upgraded”. As we live in a rural area where connectivity has never been that great, the prospect of speedy wifi is really quite exciting . . . the only downside is a few days of slow internet, and some difficulty transferring…

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today’s news . . .

The weather is biblical. Again. A beautiful moth appeared in the kitchen. I prepared a gigantic slow-cooked curry. My preparations would have been more efficient had I not kept stopping to photograph the moth. I crunched all the numbers for one of my new patterns (whoot!). And, for those of you who were asking, my…

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friday

I’ve been out for a nice long ramble with Bruce. It was raining. As long as I have a) a good waterproof and b) non-leaky boots, I rather like walking in the rain. There is nobody around. The world looks different. Everything smells good. Bruce got to splash about in all sorts of wet stuff…

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