Daffodils so beautiful they grew among the mossy stones…the rest tossed and reeled and danced…so gay ever glancing, ever changing.


Although a gentle south westerly airstream was soon usurped by a strong north easterly the temperatures, whilst nothing exceptional, remained steady until the latter part of the month when the mercury touched the low twenties for three consecutive days.

The promise of an early summer was soon dashed, however, as heavy rain arrived on the 26th and prompted a rash of flood warnings for the south east of England.

Wildflowers made an appearance in the shape of smooth hawk’s beard and dandelion whilst daisies illuminated the west facing lawn.