Rylan, Sigrid and Ben came to stay in early to mid January. Last year Sig finished off her fine arts degree. She gave me one of her creations - a necklace - for Christmas. She made it by casting one of those little plastic army action figures and replaced the rifle with a bird, then attached it to a chain:
While they were here, the temperature and humidity skyrocketed. Gracie endured it as best she could:
Sig and Ben are now off on their round Australia road-trip. Their travel blog is called Green Nomads.