I cut down some trees this morning. It was kind of weird, I felt a moment of extreme sadness when I cut down the first one, a silky oak, its hard to put a finger on the source or cause. It could just be culturalisation, too many years spend as a tree hugging greenie. The trees had to go though, too close to the house and already touching the roof. I will try and rationalise it by saying that the number of plants I plan to plant will far out way the loss of the trees (is that a kind of plant utilitarianism?).
Anyway, just a short post tonight. I am in the middle of cooking soup. I decided I needed to do something about the atrociousness of my diet and so soup it is, potato and leek. Hopefully all will be well, and tasty, because I am making it without a recipe. I figured how hard could it be, whack in some leeks and potatoes, cook and blend.