It's also the opportunity to lift my head and see what's been happening while I've had my writing head down.
After the last rains, everything has suddenly found a new lease of life, breaking into exuberant growth and enlivening the garden.
|Clematis niobe climbing up the roses on the house|
|Crocosmia always brightens up the garden at this time of the year.|
|The agapanthus we bought in the spring is looking stunning and it's not fully out yet!|
Ironing gives me the same benefits as far as a free-wheeling brain is concerned - but the photographs aren't nearly so attractive!