It was not on purpose that I dressed to match the poppies in my vegetable patch. But I have been going to admire them every day, so it may not have been exactly by accident either.
My feet are dirty because I had accidentally kicked my slipper into the rhubarb.
Speaking of vegetable patches, LOOKIT DEM PEAS!
This week I’ve been hard down on the chard and had the first of my spring onions; broad beans are nearly ready and the peas will clearly join them quick-smart. The few strawberry plants we kept from last year were mashed by the rain, but never mind. Raspberries coming up close behind.
This is what people mean by “swags” of roses:
My mum surprised me with a present for no reason, the other day. It is.. terrific. It is a book about which wild plants you can eat, and when, and how best to prepare them. It is my dreams made paper.