The dashboard from my new solar panels tells the story: so much cloud and rain at the end of this past week that the batteries had not even fully recharged each day:
Not that it mattered much; I was too busy working. However, the sun came out again today, so I was able to swim:
There is growing to be done. The new Pierre de Ronsard roses need to cover the new arch that my builder is busy taming with a sort of thumbscrew:
And the honeysuckle and jasmine need to get to work, growing up the less stressed latticing needed to cover the ugly water tanks:
My lovely neighbours have kindly offered to let me remove the three rightmost trees on their land to enhance the view down the valley. Am I planting enough elsewhere to make up for them?
My moa awaits news:
As does Perdita:
Through the usual channels:
Meanwhile, I always have the option of night swimming
Until such time as the pell mell on the other side becomes a proper croquet lawn:
Ha ha! Oh for the day when I will have time to play croquet again!