But felt listless and a little low.
Planes are still flying
But in the field across the road, no sign of the sheep that have been our neighbours since January.
Tuesday morning’s walk featured blue skies and spring in full bloom, with …
… Carpets of cowslips outside the front door …
… cherry blossom …
… and fields sheep and lambs
Route: Kerrys Gate – Riverdale – Abbey Dore – Dore Abbey – Ewyas Harold Common – Cwm Road – Abbey Dore – Thistly Field.
Good Friday heralded a hot and sunny Easter weekend. I deadheaded the daffodils, although there are still a few going strong. The snowdrops have all gone. Winter flowers have been superseded by masses of wild flowers in the garden and blossom on the fruit trees. Just gorgeous. And the bird life is particularly active, singing their hearts out morning and evening, and building nests….
20 Seconds of Birdsong: A Coal Tit is the loud one
Pink apple blossom and green leaves
White blossom on the pear trees
Forget me nots
Bluebells – White and Blue
I want to be able to share all this with dad and Jean, whose hard work it all is. Although I am glad of Family Skypes, it’s not the same as them being here, and pottering around the garden doing things.
The same goes for the rest of my family, and friends. Hazel and Catherine would have been visiting this weekend. Instead, this weekend saw lots of calls and FaceTimes with a whole host of friends, plus the now-regular VWW. It’s better than nothing, but ….
Ah well. Time for a walk. Let’s see if that lifts my mood.
Yes. That’s a bit better.
28 April 2020 Update: Easy access to my Herefordshire Week 015 photos on Flickr.