F in a favourite spot working through his 積ん読.
A weekend in Devon with A & F. Highlights included some climbing at Clip & Climb (A is faster than me!!! F made the top of the hexagon wall!!!) and Cream ~~Tea~~ Hot Chocolate and Flat White at Toast.
Student digs: New room. New house. New town.
Saying goodbye. H is off to University. It was probably a good idea that F didn't come with us to drop him off :-)
As Charles would say: "How's that working out for you?". So glad to see that we are taking back control. Although, as ever, the crux is who exactly do you mean by "we".
> A parliamentary system or parliamentary democracy is a system of democratic governance of a state (or subordinate entity) where the executive derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislature, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.
Big flowers from the garden. I'm thinking of wearing some in my hair.
H is off to University on Thursday. Everything is under control.
Craft Burger in Oxford (Headington). Recommended.
The Water Poet has closed to make way for a redevelopment. But right now it looks like the building might survive, if only as a facade.
This year, the wheat was harvested and then... nothing.
It's almost as if farmers had no clue who was going the buy their crops next year.
Oxford. Form the Westgate. After Five Seasons. A film about the gardens of Piet Oudolf.
Currently reading: Points of Origin, 刁斗 (Diao Dou)
Usually, the start of the football season is marked by the return of rain, wind and bone chilling temperatures. Not so this year. The first game needed sun protection.
Saturday. 11am. Very, very quiet in Wallingford.
Around Padstow, in between eating good food at various Steiniums.
Harlyn beach. Sand for miles.
The bench. With faded flowers and memories.