The stump of the bay tree, which we reluctantly cut down a few months ago, has begun to sprout pretty shoots, despite the promise of the tree surgeons to poison it. For the time being we are glad that they forgot the poison. The little leaves have a reddish tint and look alarmingly healthy.
In the health food shop, where we buy some rather good porridge oats, I am always on the look out for new items of interest. Today, I spot on the counter "New Vegan Condoms" with the added invitation on the display pack, "Fun with flavours".