The children are with their dad, due back at 5.30 JMT (Julian Meaningless Time) and after my Self Assessment Tax Return unachievement yesterday, I decided to do an online interactive CD-rom exercise for my Evolution course which involved measuring bulldog skulls - the section is all about inbreeding and how dogs have changed from wolves so it's not as bizarre as it may at first seem. However my mouse wouldn't work with the measurement pointy arrow things on two of the exercises so I've had to give up as I presume it's the disc. Honestly! I seem to have the anti-Midas touch at the moment.
And it's cold. And damp. But I did clear up the dining room table to make room to spread out lots of newspaper and dry some rose petals and delphinium flowers. The rose petal jelly didn't really work - I'm not very good at getting things to set properly (story of my life!) but the lavender and camomile that I've got in a bowl and fiddle about with looks and smells lovely.
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|Other flowers waiting to drop their petals: sweet peas, scabious, pinks and A Shropshire Lad|