These tomatoes have a natural black tint when they ripen. They are small but remarkably sweet. For three years my tomato crop has been ruined by blight. This year, I nearly gave up and grew only three plants of this unusual variety. I wish I had planted more.
On the anniversary of the beginning of World War 2, I keep thinking of Woody Allen's joke: "I don't like listening to Wagner. It always makes me want to invade Poland."
My beautiful thing for today is the clean, bitter taste of coffee which lingers long after you have emptied the cup and left the coffee shop.