No longer the beautiful rose, but the remains after the rose has flowered. The seed capsules known as the rose.FOTD 9th September 2021: Rose Hips
And as far as I know they are still playing ping pong today.RDP Thursday: Ping Pong
A cloudy morning with some bright spots in the background. Five minutes after taking this photo I heard the sound of rushing water. I looked around and found that we were having a rain shower, and quite a powerful one. After days of sun and warmth at last our garden is getting a welcome gift of water.
I noticed that my apple tree was showing signs of Autumn with yellow leaves appearing. I was thinking about gathering the apples yesterday evening and even got my large basket for them. Mr. Swiss said to wait a week, as they are not quite ready yet. I decided to follow his advice as I really do not have the time for apple harvesting at the moment.
I probably will not get so many bee visitors now as they seem to avoid rain and prefer the warmth of the sun.
At last I got news about my new fridge and freezer combination and it will be installed today after lunch. I am managing OK, being lucky enough to have a second fridge, but will be glad when everything is back to the old routine. I do not have such a good survey of my fridge food when the fridge is in another room.
I was organising some new bed linen and ordered 4 new thick molten cloths for my mattress covering. I was told that they did not have any available, so I got two a week later which was OK. Now I have a message from the delivery company that they can only deliver the remainder end of the month. It seems that deliveries are being delayed due to availability of truck drivers amongst other problems. It is all due to the Kovid pandemic it seems. I read that the Brits were having this problem of deliveries, even in their grocery stores and now it has reached Europe. I do not need them urgently as I still have the original molten cloths, but it is yet another proof that we humans do not have everything under control as we should. Just another Covid surprise. I hope that my online grocery deliveries in Switzerland will not be affected.
In the meanwhile life continues and I will busy baking a bread today and celebrating my new fridge.
I just had my usual morning visitor, Roschti. He got his usual pawful of goodies and afterwards decided to have a paw washing session before leaving. I only just managed to catch him with my camera. He left but returned five minutes later and entered the apartment meowing for more. I told him he did not have to do the Oliver Twist “can I have some more” with me and should go home to the human he owns for more. He has now left. I think the wet weather drove him inside, although he has also adopted my home as well in case of emergency.
And now to depart for other chores with the housewife touch. Have a good day, make the most of it.