spring

The world has warmed up, and the garden is a morass of new life: the crocuses I planted in November have sprung up everywhere, the bluebells are almost ready to start pushing up their flowers (early this year!) and the various other bulbs that I can’t remember the names of all seem to be doing well. It’s such a pleasure to do quiet garden jobs, seed-planting, pruning, re-planting – in the vestiges of afternoon sunshine, with the blue tits bringing scraps of moss and twig and fluff for their nest in the nest box on the not-quite-blossoming cherry tree, and the next-door neighbour’s cat batting diligently at flies. The baby in my belly wriggles and kicks, as though it too wants to bat at flies.

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  1. Hi Anna

    It was lovely to bump into you in town today. I tried to locate you on FB but no joy but found your blog. Fascinating about the Mongol Rally. I was really tempted last year but then got pregnant! It’d be lovely to hear all about it over a coffee. I’m on FB as Alison Stockham or on alisonelm@yahoo.co.uk x

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