Mushrooms at the Farmers' Market reveal the mysterious texture of the velvety brown gills which deserve gentle contemplation.
Switching on to the test match commentary on the radio I am just in time to hear the voice of Geoff Boycott referring laconically to the dismissal of Anderson as a result of a careless stroke. The mistake occurs in the middle of a partnership with Swan which is reviving England's fortunes in the test for the second time: "As we say in Yorkshire", he says, " 'there's more brains in a pork pie!'"
In an email to a friend I find myself writing "my mind was beginning to wonder". "Wander" is what I intend but wondering is more satisfactory.