Things here aren't easy at the moment. No disasters but day upon day of niggles and annoyances, a lot of trudging through, a lot of waiting until 2007 ends. Some months are like that. I came home after a particularly not nice day at work and went into the garden and, peering into the broad beans, wondering if I had the energy to double peel them, I saw this:
And I was reminded why being in the garden always, always makes me feel so much better.