Saturday, March 28, 2020


H has sent me this very helpful guide to manoeuvring one's sheep...

Monday, March 23, 2020


Unendowed with wealth or pity,
Little birds with scarlet legs,
Sitting on their speckled eggs,
Eye each flu-infected city.

W.H.Auden The Fall of Rome

Pigeon nesting near London Bridge, possibly unaware of the pandemic

Sunday, March 22, 2020

The Up-side?

It hasn't been this quiet since Eyjafjallajökull blew.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

First Pull

Back from hibernation now and glorious weather in the garden - when it's not raining.
Today we'll have our first taste of rhubarb ...