If you have not yet listened to this , you should.
And these are the new socks: Cherry Tree Hill Supersock Solids in Tangerine colourway. I have bought my yarn from Woolly Workshop. The pattern Monkey (again!) and needle size 2,25 mm (US1).
Thank you for all your comments again!
There is one more aspect of the lake that I have not mentioned yet this spring; as I'm sitting and writing this by an open window, I'm listening to the waves breaking by the shore.