Hello friends and family
After the storm...
Monday and Tuesday were lovely days and so I was able to potter around outside and remove several layers of clothing, only feeling the cold at about 4:30 pm when it was time to come indoors.
It was Okay on Wednesday and Thursday as well, with the rain arriving in the early hours of Friday. This bad weather was well predicted and so I left all the indoor jobs to Friday, finding it very strange to be indoors for a whole day. I only went outside to empty the rain gauge. We got the 150 mm promised
So even though I am thinking that it is very wintery, the Spotted Shags are checking out their nesting sites and looking very sexy in their beautiful breeding plumage.
The timing of this storm should mean that they choose higher sites and don’t get washed off their nests after the eggs are laid.
Days like Friday help me appreciate the home improvements of double glazing and insulation. The extreme weather is now something that I see out the window, and not the window rattling, noisy drafty experience that it used to be!
Have a great week!