Monday, June 06, 2022

Rest, scent and call.

1. 'You just need to rest,' says Nick and leaves me in bed with Disney+.

2. The faint smell of incense in the church we visit to view the jubilee flowers, and later the resiny, peoplish scent of the oud perfume I tested in a shop.

3. The children phone us, mainly to ask for more screen-time so they can watch a film but also to pour out a disordered narrative relating to the treetop rope course they've done today.

Toadflax, blackbird sings and going over.

1. Shout out to my frenemy toadflax ( Cymbalaria muralis) : a pernicious weed that quickly smothers a container and is hard to eradicate bec...