POND LIFE

…….. and so the work continues dans le jardin ……..

The pond was lined and filled yesterday. It now needs landscaping and will have a quaint little rivulet to help aeration. The book says I must be patient and let the water balance itself before bunging some fish in. As goldfish are only about 99p each I reckon it’s worth taking a chance but Lo, she is a terrible Goddess says all life is precious* and we must wait. She reinforced her edict with a swift kick in the shins – she has no conception of relaxing her standards at weekends.
I asked whether my life came under the umbrella of this statement and she laughed ………. I like it when she laughs ……..

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(I didn’t use quite those words – what I actually said was ……… oh, I can’t say that out loud …. Lo,TG Ed)

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