Well ,the swallows did well,raised to the sounds of reggae and folk and numerous sawings and hammerings they thrived,although I think the parents struggled to find lots of food in the cool weather they are enjoying now a bounty of flying insects as things warm up.They still fly in and out and sit in occasionallyand the other day I held one that had flown against the window and was flustered,I took it to the door and of it flew.
I am just finishing a piece of furniture for someone that I will photograph when finished and along with some other pieces I have not photographed yet(the 2 holly chairs and some carving) will put them on to see.
I have been busy in the garden at home and for the first since we've been here (12 years)we have a bench behind a tree at the end of the garden,with views across the rolling hills to Dartmoor in the distance .It was strange the first night we sat to watch the sun set How different the view we see every day is from this point .I think it's cos usually the garden is in the forground of the scene and when sitting here it is behind it's like on the edge.I love it and imagine lots of happy times sitt ing there in the future (the gods willing)
Car problems have been a theme of the last couple of months and a new (old) one is on the cards .It has been a worry driving around wondering if destinations will be reached or not.
I was joking with my lovely old neighbour ken about giving him a ride in the new car as the old one is too tatty for him,he came back with one of his great sayings,he said,"Paul I'd rather ride third class then walk first class".Once someone asked him why he had no lawn,only vegatables in his gardens(mostly spuds) He replied"I cant eat grass"