I started off in Carmarthen as there were a few bits that I wanted from Wilkos, I spotted a packet of Black Kale seed and snapped it up. I also popped into Wyevale and treated myself and my garden to this.
The Flowering Quince has very pretty flowers and they hold for a good time, the fruits make superb jelly. I have had this shrub in various gardens over many years, and I am overjoyed to have one here. This will grow to 10' x 10', if I allow it. I will not be letting it get that tall but will be allowing it to sprawl out as wide as it wishes. It is going in front of a window so I do not want the light blocked, I had intended to plant it this morning but it was rather wet.
Then I went to Kidwelly, I have been to the castle before and this time I just wandered round the town. It is tiny but pretty, I spotted this wallflower, well named considering where it chose to grow.
It had started to cloud over so off we went to Llanelli, I parked near Tesco and walked Ben over to Morrisons, I was after Gram flour and they have it considerably cheaper than most places, and a label that I like. I picked up some Blueberries, reduced from £2 to 49p, they had been on a 2 for £3 offer and I was thrilled to see that as a multi purchase they were free, 98p for every 2 packs was taken off the total, very nice, I also found a pack of Apricots reduced from £1 to 50p, they looked lovely and when I tried one this morning they are full of juice and very sweet.
We got home about 3.30 and Ben threw himself on his cushion and slept for a while. I made tea and put my feet up for a rest.
I did some more work on the EPP quilt top while watching TV and realised that I have to unpick it as I had put a flower in the wrong place, rats. I also need more hexies as I am going to make it bigger that I intended.
This morning Ben and I got soaked on our walk but by late morning it had stopped and the sun came out. I rang Dawn, Doing it for ourselves in Wales, she has offered me some Alpacca Poo for the garden but her hubby told me that she was out. I set myself the tedious task of cutting more hexi templates out for my EPP and then rang again, this is where the title comes in.
When Dawn answered the phone, did I greet her with sense, no of course I didn't, my wonderful greeting was "Hello Dawn, it's Pam, I rang earlier but you were out" DUH. I made a reasonable recovery though and arranged a visit mid week. I know that I turn into a gibbering idiot when I get an answer phone, but not when I talk to a real live person.
To make myself feel better I took Ben round his favourite park walk and just look at the little river that runs through it.
Running fast and full here, but a bit further down this happens,
almost as dramatic as Cernarth Falls. I shudder to think what they are like today if they had a similar amount of rain.
Now it is time for a brew before I get the washing in and think about the ironing, not to do it you understand, just think about it.