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We're having a spell of mild weather; earlier in the week there were high winds and it was still pretty chilly, but for the past two or three days, we've had much milder weather and even sunshine on Tuesday (it rained all day yesterday).
This morning I was in the kitchen, making breakfast/lunches etc. Sherlock asked to go outside - he's been enjoying the weather also and spending chunks of time outside in the garden. I opened the door to let him out and this is what was outside:
The sun was coming up behind our neighbours' houses, there was dew on the grass instead of frost, the border was filled with snowdrops and even an early iris.
Sherlock went scouting around the garden, enjoying the mild weather and hunting for mice!
The birds were singing and hopping around, having their breakfasts (you can hear a robin, chaffinches, blue tits, blackbird, starlings and even a collared dove cooing somewhere outside the garden). If you'd like more information about British garden birds follow the link!
This is our Robin, giving us his own little concert. It sounds so lovely that I have included it despite the odd picture. (I'm sorry this is sideways - I forgot that I don't have any software that will edit videos and I turned my camera to "portrait"!)
Perhaps it will be cold and windy again tomorrow, or raining this afternoon, but it's mornings like this that remind me what I like about living in Eastern England!