A member of the mint family, penny royal has a flavour too strong for culinary purposes. Its scent is powerful. Close up, it looks more interesting than at a distance.
The sound of a keyboard chattering to itself in an office of which the door is half open is a reassuring
sign of a presence within.
I look up from the garden to see the grey sky busy with swallows. They are flying quite high and one would imagine getting ready to forsake this cold summer for something warmer.