A Champagne occassion

The rather unnecessary sunlight of two days ago has given way to a rather pleasant grey warmness. Time to catch up with the strawberry harvest; one and a half kilos today

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and to dig out grandmother’s Champagne recipe

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The elderflower is outside the door

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blossoms pristine, lace filigree

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had difficulty finding the loaf sugar, put into the bowl

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and hope for the best.

Outside, the first waterlily flower is taking shape

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and the mountain view is being gradually obscured by a foxglove forest

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Elsewhere on The Plot today

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