The popular ground-cover plant Periwinkle (vinca) is in flower all over the place. Sometimes the blush-purple flowers seem overwhelmed by the dark green leaves, but this year the flowers are holding their own.
There is a Jack Russell in the Compasses pub nowadays. Someone must love him. A red lipstick imprint today sits in the middle of his forhead.
The scent of the wisteria, which climbs over the front door, floats in the garden.