At 10am I had a large stack of fruits, enormous quanties of sugar, and a clean kitchen. By 5:30pm there had been a transformation.
Two kinds of jam, one kind of chutney, one book read and the Hottest 100 heard.*
Not as restful as I'd planned for an Australia Day public holiday, but we are now set for jams and condiments for the rest of the year.
*Apricot and strawberry jams, apricot chutney, Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves, and a big annual music poll.