An embarrassment of riches

Despite what I said yesterday I sometimes have far too much to cover in a single post. Today is one of those days.

We arrived early at the farm to set up for the session and I skived off for a moment to look at the buddleia. I’m glad I did, because I spotted my first Painted Lady of the year and got some great shots. Julia saw one a couple of months ago but only managed a blurred shot before it got away. Last year I saw two but didn’t have my camera with me either time.

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Painted Lady

At that point the kids started to arrive. First of all they made cheese straws then spent the afternoon making a variety of things from plastic milk containers. I say variety – elephants, baskets and scoops.

 

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Cheesy biscuity goodness

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Elephant

 

Meanwhile I had to make plastic bottle wasp traps as several of the visitors weren’t keen on wasps. I’m not sure I achieved much but it showed willing, and because it was only wasps none of the veggies complained. Would have been different if I’d built a kitten trap…

The scoops, which I had thought were a bit boring,  were surprisingly popular, thanks to Julia making a sandpit on the new patio/BBQ area.  Just goes to show what I know.

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Sandpit and Scoop. Kids have such strange name these days.

Finally it was time for a meeting…

 

2 thoughts on “An embarrassment of riches

    1. quercuscommunity Post author

      I’m not sure the public is ready for this yet – either the trap or the waxed moustache. Tried the wax a few times but I fail to look evil by a wide margin – though it does amuse my wife. 😉

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