Indifferent to snow, primulas and crocuses brave the cold. Of course it has all disappeared, the lawn is a squelchy marsh, the river is flowing higher but the 12/15 feet it rose as the snow melt came down from the moors has undercut the banks, it is now much lower. Drive through the countryside and there is standing water everywhere, a thoroughly miserable time of the year. Lucy has to lose weight our vet said yesterday as she administered the vaccination - that will be a whole lot of tantrums!
Watched the mad-eyed Richard Dawkin on the fact that we should follow the American way of voting and demand two-thirds majority vote when such important issues as leaving Europe come up, for me it is a gamble either way and do I not hear the gentle thrum of war as Russia becomes aggressive. Uneasy times.