In the spirit of getting back to the roots, eating locally grown produce and the like, we started growing our own stuff. Carrots, radish, lettuce, tomatoes, pumpkin and strawberries all now grow either on our balcony or in a garden outside of town. Today, we started a vegetable patch in said garden. This, as I am now aware, involves work. With one’s hands. Removing roots, pronging, more removing… there’s no end to the pronging, as it seems.

This, of course, forced me to abstain – though not before acquiring a couple of nasty blisters doing half a child’s work. My soft hands are rather more fit for the lighter arts, like holding a 137 gram smartphone and filming things. Feast your eyes upon the result below: