Meet Camera Houses’s new friend. An early Christmas and birthday gift all rolled into one from Our John and his mother, The Matriarch. This is a Fujifilm X30. And marvellous. And no it is not my birthday or Christmas.
The wind is howling outside. It howled all yesterday too by the afternoon it was gale force and is holding.
By the end of Autumn John usually has the glass house planted and producing but this year there have been interruptions to some of the familial rhythms. So I decided to take the bull by the horns and plant a wild card garden.
ALEX and her daughter go to their new home on the 10th of this month. December already! In fact December 2nd. I am away on my travels in 15 sleeps. FIFTEEN!
BALING Twine is my friend. So it is.
Well, thankfully the thunder and lightning and wild storms never came yesterday, all we had was a bit of dark drizzle so I let Aunty Del and her leggy calf out into a sopping afternoon for a stroll.
Right this minute – it is 5.23am -it is 53F/11C, really warm. And wet, sopping all over, really wet, wet air and wet ground and wet all around. I can hear water dripping off the eaves into the gardens and the water barrel.
TonTon, bless him.
Speed is of the essence at the end of the day. The days are folding back into themselves way too early – I start work in the dark but prefer not to finish work in the dark. But am always caught out. Trying…