Wrong and Right

cephalaria

Today I went to Nancy Nightingale’s for a singing lesson.  Unfortunately I am booked in for tomorrow.  The wrong day.  Embarrassing.  It has happened before.

So without pause, ostensibly to divert attention away from my stupidity and inability to read a diary, I am going to share a picture of Cephalaria gigantea.  Definitely one hundred percent right.

14 thoughts on “Wrong and Right

  1. Another favourite of mine, that scabious. And foxglove! And is that Knautia in the background? I’ve gotten so distrustful of my memory lately that I find myself constantly checking my daybook. It’s not memory loss, it’s distraction.

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      • Okay; this will make you laugh, and is more inane than getting the wrong date. I was explaining to a young gentleman about how big old sedans were back in the 1970s and even into the 1980s. I drove an Electra, the big Buick. On more than one occasion, while in a hurry, whether because I was rushed, or just trying to avoid the rain, I ran for the car, opened the door, jumped in, only to find no steering wheel. The car was so big that if one was not watching where one was going, one could jump in the wrong door. I was in the back seat.

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  2. […] One of those shrubs which flower before the leaves get going. This is a dwarf variety of the variety. Left to its own devices the variety can hit 5 metres tall which, given where it’s planted, would be a bit of a pain in the whatevers. But this sub-variety can be kept small with pruning. So I shall prune the Prunus at about 2 metres and keep it that way. “Prune the Prunus”? There may be a dance there. Or a song for Gill Heavens to create during her next singing lesson with Nancy Nightingale. […]

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