Today I had a wonderful day. I would imagine it is not the norm to enjoy your work to this degree and it seems a little bizarre to call it “gainful employment” when so much fun is involved. It was hard work and chilly, but hard work keeps you warm and interesting gardens and nice people make it easy to work hard. If a day had a check list before it could go into the “wonderful” category, today all the boxes were ticked. Great clients, coffee, adorable dog, rock buns, more lovely clients, more coffee, chocolate biscuits (nobly refused but still appreciated), laughter, good company, driving home whilst the sun set on a perfect winter’s day. Now too tired to tell tales of dodgy tractor driving, hydrangea alleys, rampant jasmine and camera-shy robins, these stories will remain in the archive until needed. So far so brilliant.