I spent some time in the garden, removing the lower leaves and the suckers from the tomatoes. They look rather sad and spindly now but they'll be benefitted by increased air around them and perhaps they won't get the dreaded blight for a while.
As I worked, I could hear the bray of the vuvuzelas from the house where the World Cup was on.
and I felt a closeness to the rest of the world as I oonched along on my rear end down the rows of tomatoes.
And on the subject of pruning for better air circulation, I've been trimming great fur wads off of Eddie's hindquarters. It's a slow and inexact process as I have to catch him unawares and I can get in one snip before he brings his claws into action. But over the past week, I've made a bit of progress . . .
It will grow back, Eddie -- I promise.