'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.
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Saturday, 16 July 2011
Last night it was clear and cold and by my indoor/outdoor thermometer it was 6ºC inside when I came into the kitchen this morning. And brrr, 0ºC on the verandah. Time to get the kitchen fire lit. When I padded out in my slippers and dressing-gown to get a basket of wood the sun had just risen and the roof was sparkly with the frost crystals. The old Magnolia stellata thinks it's spring, however. Hopefully the petals will de-frost without damage.