Danae Receiving the Shower of Gold, c.1735
Charles Joseph Natoire
but not an ounce gold anywhere.
It might be as well — it’s probably not very pleasant to to stand under a cascade of gold. And I’m sure it’s hard, not to say impossible to wash the hair in gold.
That said, I wouldn’t mind some gold — a gold bar or two, as I’m not interested in jewellery.
And I tell you, after not having been able to flush the toilets, or shower for a month, it’s wonderful to have the water back! The cost will not be quite as wonderful, I’m sure, but I haven’t got the bill yet. That gold would come in handy here.
All I need now is a computer which does what I want it to do! The friendly guy who helped me last time my computer was unwell, has evaporated. He promised to help, but is nowhere to be found now.
We still have plenty of snow — but the birds, the sun and most of all, the light tell you that Spring is waiting around the corner.