1 Before the sun came into that part of the garden, the pansies in my raised edible garden, just outside the kitchen window, were covered in misty dew drops. If you zoom in, there is an upside down image of me in the centre droplet.
2 I read this yesterday and thought it lovely:
‘Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage’ (attributed to Lao Tzu
Laozi was a philosopher and poet of ancient China. He is best known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of philosophical Taoism, but he is also revered as a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. Wikipedia
3 We have a pair of stone comedy/tragedy drama masks in the garden against the trellis and today I noticed that the Clematis has grown in such a way as to tickle just under the nose of the happy one and wrapping the nose of the sad one. He really looks thoroughly fed up with the situation!
I have posted the recipe for the delicious and easy cake I made a few weeks ago. You can find it here https://mybeautfulthings.com/food-recipes-and-photos/almond-cinnamon-and-sour-cream-cake/