The Queen has been photographed by David Bailey CBE to mark her 88th birthday tomorrow.
“She has very kind eyes with a mischievous glint,’ he said. ‘I’ve always liked strong women, and she is a very strong woman.”
Snowbouquet prompted me with tan-lines :)
John’s years were measured in the changing colour of his skin. The rose-faced innocence of youth gave way to a mellow tan: skin put on display for those who cared to look. Plenty did as he struggled into the first bloom of adulthood,…
So far, I have been enjoying the Adventures of Business Cat a great deal, possibly more than is appropriate for an adult human. (All of these are from the webcomic Happy Jar)
UPDATE: Now with more Business.
YES ALL THE BUSINESS CAT STRIPS IN ONE PLACE
John convinces Sherlock to clean up some of the accumulated papers and books he has around the flat (unnecessary fire hazards are not okay when one of the flat’s occupants has a fondness for blowtorches), which is how John comes across Sherlock’s school trunk. He’d…
!!! I’m thinking about buying some potting supplies from the local Ace and having a bunch of outdoor plants in pots, so this is actually helpful!
Any idea which of these might grow well in Portland, Oregon? I grew up in Arizona and don’t have a good feel for what grows in wetter climates.
Going by the stuff that will happily grow in our very soggy British garden, most of these should grow just fine, and the anemone, snowdrops and geranium will also definitely cope in shady conditions too (the others might as well but I’m going on what I know we have)
Also! If you can find it, plant Magic Mountain Basil (it’s purple). Our bee friends here in San Diego LOVE it! bonus: you get fresh basil for your home cooked meals P: