Overheard, after we saw a snake in the compost box: I’ve already seen the number one animal in my book of fascinating creatures.
Observed by Grandad John: This is probably the first time the term “alluvial fan” has been used for a sand construction at this lake. (I’m making the Nile, the 5 year old announced.)
3 year old’s assessment of spot prawns dipped in garlic butter: I like them, and I don’t like them.
1st book brought to me in my bed in the morning, to be read before breakfast of pancakes and sausages under the vines: When I Was Young in the Mountains.