The red admiral butterfly finally stayed still long enough for me to photograph it.
The crab apple tree is having some sort of mid-life crisis. Rotting fruit on one branch; blossom on another.
The cosmos from my mum's garden have lasted at least five days in their jug.
Katie made 13 coconut fairy cakes for her friend's 13th birthday iced with 13 different colours.
There were cobnuts from Kent at the farmshop. Sweet and milky, we put them in the mortar and bashed them with a pestle.
Nigel Slater is the best food writer in the world. I don't just mean that he writes a good recipe, he does of course, but that he is a wonderful writer as well. This is a book to take to bed and read like a novel as well as to keep in the kitchen and cook from. I shall be doing both.
Jonathan Lovekin's photography as always is gorgeous. Above is a chocolate disc with rose petals and sea salt.