It’s bothering me, but I can’t change it. It’s not going away and that it’s highlighting my own character flaws annoys me all the more.
Rather fitting then that the Daily Stoic quoted this from Marcus Aurelius: “You always own the option of having no opinion. There is never any need to get worked up or to trouble your soul about things you can’t control. These things are not asking to be judged by you. Leave them alone.”
In the interests of stretching food and making a bread based product since we have none, I kneaded out my frustrations on aloo paratha, a spicy potato filled flat bread. I’m sure the professionals do it much quicker!
This evening another thrifty experiment produced ‘Brumplings‘, a cross between garlic bread and herby dumplings, with wild garlic from the garden. These spares will be frozen for the next stew.