I can't wait for spring to really begin. Even though its April already I'm impatient for some long warm days and flowers in my garden. No summer to speak of last year has left me - the girl who usually can't wait for the leaves to fall off the trees - yearning for hazy mornings when its warm even before you get up, long slow afternoons by the river, plenty of cricket and balmy evenings watching the swifts dive.Oh listen at me wishing my life away! Never had any patience that's my trouble. At least we managed to get out in some sunshine on Sunday, with our heads still full of the Chatanoogachoochoo!
Thank you for all the lovely comments about the 40s night. I felt a bit odd about putting pictures of myself on here, there's only been a small one until now, I'm so flattered by all the sweet things everyone has said, you're so very kind and its such a treat to have a place to share things without feeling ridiculous. It means an awful lot to me and haven't stopped blushing all week! -
Back to Sunday, we went on a little adventure down a woodland path we've discovered about a mile from home. It was fabulous, a gently sloping stroll down through a beech wood to a bubbling stream that curls away through the wood.
We took the Nature Guide, free with last month's Country Living, and the huge bumblebee we spotted was a great thrill to my junior Bill Oddie.
Streams with plenty of pebbles to throw in are pretty much my boys favourite thing. Hours can be whiled away plopping stones into puddles and streams. Little A completely wore himself out - hard work this chucking lark, but fabulous training for your bowling arm according to Daddy!