The green, bitter smell of parsley brings reality to the dream-world of perfumes.
In the match between Rafael Nadal( seeded no 2) and Robert Kendrick (seeded 237) which goes to five sets, at Wimbledon today, it is a pleasure to see Kendrick running up to the net and volleying directly after serving - an unusual practice nowadays and a style of tennis which restores excitement to a game made tedious by rallies from the baseline.
At the WI market I identify the flower which shed it yellow petals on our black dining table on Tuesday. It is lysimachia vulgaris. Nobody will really care but it pleases me to have put a name to it.