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A brief window of sunshine emerged in an otherwise wet and dull day, to enable me to cut the grass, do some dead-heading, and repel bramble invaders on the back drive.
Otherwise I scanned a batch of colour slides from a trip to Richmond Park in May 1981.
and Becky were my companions.
It was the season of Aquilegias
When Matthew and Becky began fishing for sticklebacks in the lake, I walked around to the far side to see what I could do with my long lens.
Gradually, a certain amount of interest was aroused.
Jessica, Sam, and Piper, the dog, soon became involved.
Hello; who’s that behind Sam?
The people in the background were more interested in the shrubbery,
but soon there was quite a crowd of spectators,
who slowly drifted away.
This evening’s dinner consisted of Jackie’s classic chicken jalfrezi with vegetable rice salad. She drank her Hoegaarden/Bavaria mix and I drank Royale Pays’ d’Oc Merlot 2014.