…shortly after Christmas and will be back
on the leash here in February.
Yes, that is a nice long break. I thought I might just surprise you with a cyber postcard, but some of my readers are also Marie’s readers so they will, by now, know what’s afoot.
So, as you might imagine, there is much to be done. Like printing. Making a start on making books. Stocking the pantry. Paying bills. Streamlining the housework (who laughed? stand up, that person!) Oh yes, learning and remembering which button does what on the new camera.
I managed a rather good macro of this Aeschynanthus on a breezy day. And it is a cute little box o’ tricks. But I’ve been accustomed to a viewfinder for so long I’m slow to adjust! Don’t worry, the Fuji is still alive and well, but the Canon, like a pet mouse, slips easily into a pocket. (A buttoned-or-zippered pocket, for safety!)
Hmm…I’ve been calling this Tapeinochilos a “torch ginger.” But when I went to check the spelling I found all manner of conflicting descriptions. More sleuthing required!
Ooh…the rain has stopped! I’m off to the purveyor of pussy fare. I need paper, too, but this is not the weather for paper-shopping. And yesterday I was sunburned…