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This Morning's View

It's actually been warm enough to eat breakfast outside...
Yippee! 

We just want to make the most of the sunshine - though do have a huge house clean to do today.
A clean that I really am not keen on, but Sime thinks we should continue with...  
And just because we're totally insane, we're going to meet a potentially new customer in a few minutes.

Linking up with Jane's View From My Window.

The perfect time to be here...
Blue skies, warm sunshine & just the sound of birds singing!

A gorgeous view (in my opinion) through our rather grubby dining room window!
Sime's finally hacking back the poor lilies.

Gloopy porridge for brekkie...

And a cuddly kitty loving the sunshine...


They both love us being outside with them...



We've got dandelions everywhere, which I'm hoping our lovely landlord won't mow down before we get a chance to pick them - he thinks he's helping us out by keeping the grass down & making it look nice for guests, but we want to make wine...


It's going to be a long day & we don't expect to be home until tonight...

Hope you're all having a warm & sunny week!

Love Kay (& Sime)
xx

Comments

Catherine said…
Look at you all enjoying that lovely sunshine. Wonderful!!
Sunshine certainly lifts the spirits.
xo Catherine
Kath said…
I love that photo of your sitting area, I don't think I've seen that view before, what a lovely sunny place to sit.
I'm making your nettle soup recipe tonight (and yes I will remember to take the bay leaf out LOL).
Jane and Chris said…
We make dandelion wine every year. Do you make dandelion syrup too ? It's noisy with birds here too....love it!
Jane x
Thanks Catherine - hope you have some sunshine too... Have a great weekend!

Love K&S xx
It's nice, but gets a bit breezy most of the time - we've really missed sitting out...

Hope you enjoy the soup - have a great weekend!

Love K&S xx
We've never made it, but have wanted to for years & promised ourselves that we'd make some this year, though Sime's leaning more towards dandelion beer instead... Syrup sounds a nice idea - need to check that out!

Have a lovely weekend!

Love Kay & Sime xx

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Nettles

Our garden yesterday.
Tall Nettles TALL nettles cover up, as they have done These many springs, the rusty harrow, the plough Long worn out, and the roller made of stone: Only the elm butt tops the nettles now.
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