Sunday, 15 July 2012

A pot full of yellow

 Dyer's chamomile (anthemis tinctoria), mostly leaves and stems with a few flowers chucked in too.

 After simmering for a bit.

And drying on the washing-line in the sunshine - sunshine! Woohoo!

There was actual laundry drying on the line too, and it mostly dried! It was quite breezy as well as sunny, so a great drying day.  It's a bit of a sad thing to get excited about but we've had very few decent drying days this year and I love the smell of line-dried washing.

And I wasn't the only one enjoying the sunshine:

Basking bee.
(Mum, this is a picture I took while we were on the 'phone).

All this was possible because My Beloved took the kids out for a bit. I love them to bits, but oh my, peace and quiet....  Bliss.


Mrs. Micawber said...

It looks like woolly sunshine.

I do wish we could trade some of your rain for some of our sunshine. :)

Peeriemoot said...

That would be nice :-). Though I've got to say it's only a bit wetter than usual really. We haven't the floods or anything that they've had further south (too hilly for one thing), it's just that we've had so *many* damp days. But woolly sunshine helps :-).