Really nothing special compared to yesterday’s wonderful sunrise. The clouds have returned although luckily the rain has not returned although I do not plan on any expeditions into the unknown today. My week-end groceries will be delivered this morning. I have already received the confirmation of what is arriving and it is complete, so what could be better. When I think of the days when I had to go myself in the afternoon choosing and picking and spending time. Having to do your shopping with a walker is not very efficient and takes time. Now it is brought to my door and sometimes into the appartment entrance and it is all with no extra costs involved. Into the bargain I am also avoiding contact with too many people which is important in our pandemic ridden days.
Switzerland really seems to be a small forgotten corner in this Covid infected world.Our vaccination material is in short supply but it has been confirmed that in summer everyone will get their jabs, so let us wait and see.
I passed my time yesterday with baking yet another bread. This time with semi white flour which is Mr. Swiss favourite, although I prefer brown flour. Now there is a bread baking pause until next Monday as we do not need so much bread through the week-end and I always order a ready prepared Platt bread that I can finish baking myself. It only needs 10 minutes in the oven. I am quite proud of the progress I have made with my bread baking. It really does not need a lot of time to make the pastry in my super kitchen mixer and the rest is just waiting until it has risen. The appartment even smells like a bakers in the morning.
The sparrows are still appearing at the laid table outside, but there are not so many at the moment. They probably feel that Spring is now just around the corner. Our weather is no longer as cold as it was. My birds do seem to have got a little rounder and fatter during the Winter.
It is mainly the sparrows that arrive, but now and again a blue tit will appear, keeping the distance from the others. The tits mainly only eat from the bird house.
I was updating my Apple computer this morning with a new programme. Luckily I have two computers so have been working on my windows machine. They are both in good working order so there is no problem, but in the meanwhile my Mac is finished with the new version. Our computer guy says he does not often have people that work on both types of computer. I have got used to both of them and have no problem with either.
And now it is time to move on, a little bit of cleaning, a little bit of cooking and a lot of ironing from yesterdays bed linen wash, but what else can I do all day. Have a good day everybody.
I thought I would bring a little music into the day after watching a film on the BBC TV centered in a senior home for retired opera singers and musicians. The quartett from Rigoletto featured as one of the main arias which refreshed my memory of my teenage years of listening to operas and also visiting an opera in my London years, mainly Sadlers Wells theatre. So here it is, my apologies to the non opera fans.