For several weeks while crossing the moorlands in Eastern Cumbria and also into Yorkshire I’ve been captivated by the thistles growing on the side of the roads. Seen in low light in early morning and late evening has them looking almost science fiction like.
This evening I watched The Kings Speech with a woman who ends her retreat week tomorrow and was reminded of the tongue twisters the poor King had to repeat. Here is a short from the film with the tongue twister thistle sifter. So there is the thistle link.
One can only admire people who suffer from speech difficulties and who find good help and become fluent.