“Basket of deplorables” would have been enough of a stumble for one weekend.
The BBC’s Jon Sopel said, interestingly, on the Today programme today, that someone had suggested to him that in this extraordinary year, whichever candidate the campaign focused on, would be the loser. If it was all about Trump, Hillary would win. And if… And for the moment, undoubtedly, it’s all about Hillary.
It’s interesting that Trump has been completely silent on the subject for almost 24 hours now.
Very little to report. I got the second sock cast on and well started. The first one looks big, but the intended recipient is a big man.
I didn’t even pick up the Uncia. The visit to my husband was a tough one. He’s not interested in a care home. “It’s too late for that.” Thank you for the tip about Age Concern Scotland, Helen(anon). I’ve had a quick look and it certainly sounds as if we could claim Attendance Allowance. However, money isn’t the problem. Essentially, it’s bad temper. There’s nothing anyone can do about that.
Yes, Abstract Fibre (comment yesterday), we have a grand view of the downstairs garden from all the windows in the back of our house, and it is a great pleasure to us. Our neighbours moved in at the same time as we did, 23 years ago I think it was. They have been good neighbours to us through the years, and we will miss them. We have enjoyed watching the garden evolve.
It must be one of (if not the) biggest gardens in the New Town. Its size was an attraction for Compton Mackenzie when he moved here at the end of his life.