Dealing with Drought…
The weather people say to me, on telly and online, We haven’t had sufficient rain; the weather’s been so fine. The south of England’s all in drought – We’re short of water, there’s no doubt. But bear in mind if you go out… It isn’t average all the time!
I know where it ends
In bright sunshine, under dark skies, on grass still wet from the brief but torrential rain… I know where the rainbow ends. And one day, I’ll empty that bin! (taken from my study window)
Rain 1 : Plums 0 (or 1000, depending how you count it)
Earlier today, a work colleague brought a bucket of ‘help yourself’ plums in. Taken, slightly unripe, from his garden tree his intention was to make use of the fruit before it pulled the tree over, such was the bounty. Fruit of all kind appears to be in surplus this season, perhaps due to the weather, and…