On Wednesday night the female half of the cathedral Director of Music and I cooked up a plan. Neither of us had ever been to Needwood Farm to buy some of the best ice cream in the country from the very place where it is made. That's what we'll do tomorrow, we decided. While our husbands are away. After all, the weather has been so lovely. What could be nicer than eating ice cream in this Indian Summer we are enjoying here in the West Midlands?
Well, obviously it rained on Thursday morning. But we were not deterred. Here it is, just visible through the mist and rain: