Thought I’d upload a few local sketches.
An amusingly shaped carrot...The soil here is, um, difficult and in Summer is like unto concrete. Deformed carrots, our speciality.
Down by the rio Mondego. 5 minutes walk downhill. Rather more on the way up...
Across the valley from the house. We have about 24 Olive trees. This one needs the suckers removing. But having spent the cooler bit of the morning out there with a scythe, topping the cow parsley, I don’t fancy the 40+ temperature out in the sun..