This is my best photo of Joe, my next-door neighbour. I took it in 2007 with my film camera. Joe insisted on paying me for a print, which he sent to his granddaughter in London.
...the banks all green with celery, the endive rejoicing in a rivulet; the cucumber snaking amidst the grass and swelling to greatness... (Virgil's Georgics IV:120, trans. C. Day Lewis)