'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, 23 August 2008

Things are looking up.

The last two days have been much warmer...  the cyclamen are flowering,  gladioli are shooting, the polyanthus are flowering and the magnolia stellata is showing off its finery.  I lay back in the hammock and looked and there it was.   


  1. Funny! The opposite is starting to happen here and the lush new greenery of springtime starts to look a little tired as the nights begin inexorably to draw in.

  2. YP, that's because you are in the N-o-r-t-h-e-r-n- h-e-m-i-s-p-h-e-r-e, and experience the
    o-p-p-o-s-i-t-e s-e-a-s-o-n to New Zealand.


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