Back on my birthday the lovely Miss Lee brought over both a delicious fruit cake (I lucked out, at the barbecue’s end there was one piece left and I had that last slice for breakfast the next day, perfect) and that Enormous Champion tea towel from Heath that I was coveting a while ago. She … Continue reading

Bearing Fruit

I went out to the courtyard last evening to give the garden it’s daily watering and noticed that the small flowers on the tomato and strawberry plants have put forth some fruit. I do not feel I can take too much credit for this, the plants have done most of the work, but I have … Continue reading

If wishes were fishes or what I’d like the courtyard to be.

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The Courtyard

It’s a rainy and gloomy day here, perfect for staying in with the kitten, some coffee, and trashy British television. We have been teased, as we always are in the Bay Area, by several weeks of beautiful weather, hinting at summer, that promptly¬†disappears¬†into rain and fog. Summer won’t arrive until about July. A few weeks … Continue reading

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