I thought it would be enough, but it wasn’t. It appears that we need a little more than the vibrant chrysanthemum to keep our spirits buoyant. Mine, anyway.
For those who could also do with a little extra sparkle, here is a booster shot. A dew-bedazzled Inula hookeri. It helped me.
I’ve been blogless this week. There are various reasons, most of them associated with ennui and apathy. These things happen. To tied you over, here is a Inula hookeri thinking about flowering.
A window of relief from the rain. A relentlessly flowering Inula hookeri. A bee taking full advantage.
Outside it is blowing and blustering and sheeting rain. Hope this little chap from earlier today has found a port in this storm.