A waiting game…. of one step forward and two back


The trees are bare and there is snow threatened in the forecast…not to mention that any snow will then be followed by heavy rain and gale force winds – again.

We are fooled into thinking that spring is on the way only to have our hopes dashed.  But wait is that the signs of some leaves on this lone tree…well take a closer look…


Only tiny shoots bursting from the safety of the winters buds…but it is a start.

There are of course the more familiar early risers of Spring…. Daffodils, Winter Heather and the first of the Blossoms.


We do have a weekend visitor in the name of Storm Jorge heading our way, so lets see what he has packed into his suitcase to empty over us.

27th February

(C) David Oakes 2020