Better to be a Moral brother than an Immoral brother anyway
Peeping in the windows we could see the built in adzed furniture.
The garden design was inspirational. As we had driven around the country I had admired gardens on elevated sites but the garden at Tupare is nestled into a hillside with the plantings flowing down the slopes onto the flat land beside a river which adds sound to the garden. It feels as if the garden is cradled in an enormous unseen hand. I have to confess though that I experienced a wicked thrill to notice some onion weed blossoming among the bluebells and a few holes in the emerging hostas where the slugs had had a bit of a nibble. I wonder if all gardeners take secret pleasure in observing the trials and tribulations of other gardeners?
Finally, after a bit of a drought in the last few months, we found another masterpiece to add to the landscape collection - $3, thank you kindly Red Cross. Probably the best find on the art deco clothing front from my perspective was this lace jacket in a shade I think of as Wallis blue after it was popularised by Mrs Simpson in the 30s.
The jewellery haul was excellent – pearls in their original container