Regular readers may know that our downstairs loo is designated ‘Print Room’ because that is what the walls carry.
She already has a copy of this one from “Christmas at Downton”, beside her computer station. Today, at her request, I printed another to be enjoyed at her convenience. This time I toned the colour saturation down a bit.
The Head Gardener worked hard on clearing and planting phlox in the rock hard Palm Bed. I transported clippings to the compost.
Nugget kept an eye on proceedings, darting to snap up any escaping insect prey
and warning bees off the nearby agapanthuses.
At the end of the day the Head Gardener transmogrified into the Maintenance Department and
framed the new print, after which, as Culinary Queen,
she produced our dinner of pork chops in sage and apple stuffing; creamy mashed potatoes; crunchy carrots and Roman broccoli with which she drank Hoegaarden and I drank more of the Saint-Chinian.