Spring starts now

As the morning light filters in from the South-East

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Fanny

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and Shelia

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think they rule the roost, but are unaware of the behind the scenes activity designed to preserve them from opportunistic foxes

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The ducks, being free range, consider themselves aloof from such considerations

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but they are not aware of the new nudge fencing

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that makes going to bed a one person job rather than a line of beaters brandishing sticks.

Now well into December and surrounded by damp and decay

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But the Hazel that surrounds the plot is filled with tiny catkins, the Tits are prospecting nesting sites, and unexpected sproutings are appearing

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Life is getting ahead while it has the chance, coiling up, and waiting to Spring.

Pethan eraill yn y tyddyn heddiw:

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