This year’s big project will (hopefully) be a new retaining wall around the garden. I’m measuring, sketching, thinking, remeasuring, re-sketching …
Most mornings, Adrian eats porridge for breakfast, with jam. His favourites are blueberry jam and raspberry jam.
To that shortlist he has now also added “Adrian’s favourite jam”, which is a mixture he made of blueberry jam and cherry jam.
Signs of spring:
Swapping winter tyres for summer tyres.
Flowering containers – this time without snow!
The year’s first bumblebee, who visited every single crocus flower in sight. I’m pleased we had such nice fare to offer to her…
… and her very distant cousin the honeybee.
On top of the hill: my mum, Ingrid, Adrian.
Easter means decorating eggs, and onion skin eggs are an absolute must according to my mum.
This year we learned two new tricks. One: wetting the onion skins before putting them around the eggs makes them a lot easier to handle. Two: aluminium foil can be used for wrapping the onion-skin-wrapped eggs even though it is not permeable, and is a lot more flexible than paper.
Påskgubbe and påskkärringar, about to fly off to Blåkulla.
Spring refuses to arrive. I refuse to accept this.
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