Sophie is harnessed up and in the back of the car for our daily trip to the strawberry farm. We manage to get there before any of the pushy Parisians in their large silver Mercedes show up. The strawberry lady tells me that her sales are down 45% but her outgoings are down even more. Having three teenagers at home during lockdown keeps productivity up and wage costs low. What the teenagers think of this is not said.
Overnight the village has become home to three new inhabitants. What happier start to the week could there be ?
Once you start scrolling this wild flower website becomes strangely addictive :https://coronationmeadows.org.uk/coronation-meadows
Whoever thought this Icelandic story would become popular ? One of Netflix's pandemic pleasures and now nominated for an Oscar :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjuphuG3ndw
Half of the UK's ambassadors are women. This lady in Beijing manages to combine subtlety with the political. Who could object ? :https://twitter.com/ukinchina/status/1384479125067341828