Well, we certainly had a somewhat unusual flower-related start to the day today. Lying in bed at 6.30am, there was a knock at the door. Staggering down the stairs in our pjs, we opened the door to gentleman with a strong foreign accent, asking very politely if he might snip a few of the flowers from our lilac tree to take home to his wife!! We agreed, somewhat blearily, that that would be fine and no, we didn’t want paying, thank you. The fellow duly produced a pair of scissors from his pocket, snipped 3 or 4 blooms and was on his way. May flower madness? Certainly was a somewhat different way to start our day. Here is the said lilac tree:
Would you be tempted to ask for some blooms for your wife?!