Cool, wet and windy.

As I write, hail is firing at the window. The week has been like that, more sunshine and showers. Very heavy showers indeed, welcome for the garden, but they have made our fence building very tricky. We have been in and out like yo-yos. This week’s picture is of Fleur, who has been ‘helping’ with the task.

The garden is very green, but it is still pretty chilly and our little lettuces still need protection in a tunnel. The broad beans planted in November are looking great, beans have. Started to form and we have been enjoying the picked out tops as a vegetable and today I am experimenting using them for soup. They are a bit like spinach with a ‘beany’ taste, if that makes sense.

We had some friends from Inverness look in on their way home from Spain. We hadn’t seen them since we left and it was lovely to have a catch up, albeit brief.

The Alba Yarns website has been exported for a bit of a makeover. Don’t worry, I am still open for business! I am looking forward to seeing the results next week.

On the last sleeve of T’s birthday sweater, and may make some progress today if this weather keeps up.