We had porridge for breakfast

We started the day with porridge. Big flakes of oats in a small dish – with syrup. When I was a kid my mum would serve up a large plate of smooth porridge such that the edges would cool down quickly and form a sort of skin – and we added far more syrup than would be advisable these days.

Just before the new series of Beck begins, this firework was captured out the window.

Diwali fireworks

This strange image came out of my feeble attempts to take a picture of the Diwali fireworks

And for contrast, on Sunday, a rather nice weeping willow