Good Morning

The sun is rising and I hope it will stay, although it is not spreading very much warmth. It is always good to see bright skies in the early morning. I have decided to be a stay at home person today. I do not need any groceries, they will be delivered tomorrow and I can bake my daily bread a little later in the morning. I am still baking my own bread during the week. I have now got into the routine.

I am still getting daily visits from my little robin

and the sparrows are still having their morning gatherings. I think the time is slowly approaching when they will have to fend for themselves. The insects are awakening and there will be enough fresh meat to gather. It will also soon be the nesting season.

These two were having a feast on my bird feeder.

We had voting in Switzerland yesterday. We got the papers some time ago. This time we had a few referendums. Mainly no-one is interested so much, but Switzerland entered the international headlines, even in CNN. We had a vote on banning face coverings for various religious groups and it was accepted, so no more burka in Switzerland, not that ever see any in our region. They would be more in the French speaking part. I could imagine that places like Montreux and Geneva would be affected. It was a very narrow margin of votes for this issue. One of our right wing parties supported it. Personally I would not have bothered with this issue. I find it a personal decision to be made, religion or not. Most of us are wearing face coverings at the moment when going to public places, in the name of Covid so what is the problem. There were a few other issues to decide on, but they were not so interesting for myself, so I left it to mr. Swiss who has more firm beliefs and understands it.

I saw that Harry and Megan, the rebels of the British Royal Family, had their interview made public with Oprah Winfry. I had a quick look at their arguments and opnions on how they had been treated, poor Megan being driven to the brink of suicide and Harry finding no support from his father Charles. I really only skipped the details as again I could not care less. They might have family problems (most of us do, you can never shoose your family, only friends) but they left the family to lead their own lives. It was estimated that the value of the interview would be a few million dollars, but no-one admitted that they had been paid for it: at least it was an interesting story for the news.

Otherwise the usual visitor was at the window this morning waiting for some goodies. She likes to combine her visit with a walk around the apartment, and she is now becoming slowly a member of the family.. And now to see what the week will hold for me, although I have nothing planned so far.

I wish you all a good week ahead. There are at last some clouds forming above with a glance of blue sky in between.