Another Day, Another Blog

May 15, 2007

Rain, rain, stay again

Filed under: the joy of life — iamza @ 7:31 am

Yes! It rained almost non-stop the entire week I was away, which, at the time, was a bit of a downer as I had intended to drive around Devon and Cornwall, and do things like finally snap some shots of the incredible folded shale beds in the cliffs overlooking Hartland Quay. Alas, my enthusiasm for landscape admiration takes a nosedive when it gets grey and soggy — I admit, I become a bit of a wet blanket when it rains.

Anyway, the good thing about all this rain is that it has soaked into the ground, and last night, I was finally able to get the garden fork into the hard-packed soil by the front door, and turn the garden over. There’s some good soil in there, too, which was something of a surprise. I was expecting clay and builder’s rubble.

Now, if I can just find a plant that likes lots of shade and cool temperatures, and has pretty flowers all year round, I’m set… 

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