I seem to have done nothing but post music videos of late, It's weird the phases of the blog...sometimes it's all photographs, sometimes nothing but poetry, or recipes, or perhaps links and links and links. I never plan for this, it's just what pops into my head at the time.
It feels like a Sunday night here because Jon has been off today, he has had a long weekend to use up annual leave and it has been wonderful to have him home. Yesterday we ordered a lovely selection of seeds from sow vegetables including three types of tomato - sungold, moneymaker and black russian, our favourites from last year - courgette and french bean, and some borlotti, swiss chard and radish. We already have a large pack of the other obvious candidates - including lovely herbs and rhubarb, that were bought for us, along with some planters as wedding presents.
As well as this seed-fest we also ordered our potatoes, again from jba seed potatoes and opted for a kit including the old stalwarts Desiree, Estima, King Edward and Maris Piper plus, a second kit with Pentland Javelin, Charlotte, Maris Bard and Blue Belle. I find myself wildly excited at the prospect of not 4 like last year (see below) but *8* different types to try, all sitting pretty in their planter bags. It's the small things.
Coming up next weekend is Jon's parents golden wedding anniversary and as they are due to go away for a mini-break prior to us all meeting up, we decided to send them an early present which arrived this morning....
It seemed somehow poetic to get them a pair of trees, to mark the fact they had been a couple for fifty years, and absolute thumbs up to Marks you did us proud. They were so very very touched and so incredibly happy, I couldn't be more glad we decided to send them.
We also, last but not least, wrote a large number of thank you cards, to thank people for their fabulous and thoughtful wedding presents, for coming to the reception through the snow and the suppliers for being incredibly special. A bagful of these went into the post this afternoon, a small selection are to be hand delivered and a final 8 need copies of our photographs, but we're getting there.