I have to say that my mood this morning whilst walking to the hut was a bit like the weather, namely rather sombre.
At the hut I had my usual chat, a cup of tea, bought some bird food and Christmas Draw raffle tickets before heading to the plot.
I was pleased to see 1), although it’s not a good photo, and they were very vocal and flying round, (see also below). Last week I took 2) which was one of a bunch squabbling away as usual.
This rye grass 3) caught my eye as did the still flowering mallow 4). Look at the roses Valentine Heart 5) and Pretty Lady 6)
All over the plot the past couple of weeks have been lots of 7) and 8) which is not surprising given the relatively mild and very damp conditions.
Back at the end of October Frog SoCal 9) was noted on the end of the log pile enjoying the sunshine!
On the way home I passed the entrance to the adjacent ecology park and heard a now familiar sound. Just through the gate to the left are some trees in which were
It looks like I’m going to see lots of these from now on, so let’s hope I get a good photo or two!