Buds are showing on our apple trees. It is a little cold and the bees, barring the bumbles, have been less in evidence so we may not get any fruit -- we'll see; they are only young trees after all.
|young black cherry
She eyes up lofty positions, makes a chirriping type noise and proceeds to clamber to the very top. More rat up a drainpipe than cat....
Shadow, not to be outdone in the 'interesting places to kip' stakes has decided that the deceased and yet to be disposed of standard box is suitable. Watching him settle is hilarious!
|Shadow's 'comfy' perch
Yesterday we went to lunch with friends Tim & Gaynor who have a house in the next village. Four teachers round a table made for some lively discussion on how we'd like to set the educational world to rights! Gaynor is a fellow blogger and it was lovely to catch up with them. She had made slow cooked pork with lentils and a yummy carrot cake for dessert. What with a salad as a starter and a cheese board too, we were so well fed we didn't bother with supper!