1. It looks like it’s going to rain as we leave the house but it doesn’t. The sky gets clearer and brighter as we work.

1b. The chickens pull at the bolted early lettuce – at least someone is getting something out of it.

2. Lily walks up the stream. The tinkle of splashes as she drags her feet.

3. The shadows of the chilli plants, projected onto the dining room walls.