The trees love it and the garden is looking bright for the first time for years.
This is a country of droughts and flooding rains that is for sure, Dorethea Mckellar was spot on when she wrote My country that is for sure.
The cats are a little housebound but they don't want to go outside either.
My son picked me some flowers because I was not feeling well, they are from a meagre selection in the garden but I think they are beautiful.
Try to ignore the dust on the dressing table and just look at the flowers.