The accommodation was commodious; two porches did indeed ensure the maintenance of the entente cordiale.
The weather watchers smiled upon us too..Just enough rain; and mist to justify the porting; and mercifully infrequent sporting; of the dread waterproof trews.
But far more sunshine; cloud inversions; and scenic eyefuls; than could rightfully be expected.....
Plenty of chances too; for the all important summit bunnet shots.
I thought it would be tempting fate to take sunglasses.
But then I don't have to look at a few extra wrinkles brought on by snowfield glare ;)
Upon return, I am expecting to hit the ground running. A fair amount of squash bothering to be done. And carrots to sow; and so on..
The high Summer growing season waits for no woman..
So trip picturing and recounting; mainly for the benefit of those left in charge of the stead; might take a while. Given that more pressing tasks are pending....
But at least my headgear duties; in that direction; were discharged...
New kite however; is required ; present model will have to be retired to lowland duties only.
Broken string; and a tail frayed well beyond wirhstanding the rigours of upland winds..
What chance of a sub 25g performance model? Research will need to be done.
But fully in favour of the 4pm; well timed bothy stop.
A siesta style snoozette; affording refreshment for the onward meander; rather than route march to the nights pitch.....
Long days mean there really is; no need to rush..
Plenty tops attained all the same.
And now the prospect of some readily available chlorophyll; most certainly attracts...
Whilst in the hills, I got unnaturally (?) excited upon discovering a patch of nettles to amend the evenings repast.
Better provisions vegetablewise; methinks; before the next excursion....