Happiness as Anarchy #234: Gardening in underwear

All the branding and marketing experts would probably say that under no circumstances should I tell you that I was gardening in my underwear today. I’m going to ignore them. It’s summer in Australia – the weather is hot and so am I. The plant needs watering and the tomatoes need tying up, so I put on my gardening gloves and got the job done. The evening breeze was quite pleasant and the chooks didn’t bat an eyelid!

What I will not do is post a selfie of the aforementioned activity. Instead I give you Manet’s Déjeuner sur l’herbe, painted in 1863. Polite Parisian society was outraged by the casual nudity when it was exhibited in the Salon des Refusés the same year.

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