Yesterday evening was bathed in warm sunshine and there was definitely a positive feel in the air that spring had arrived. Kit and Kate Kite were flying low over Wattlebury. The primroses were smiling. Flick and Fluffy were ready to lamb and Penny and Harry were enjoying the last mooch of the day.
sitting in our loose box with me. But the warm weather of yesterday and the wet weather of today will make the grass grow and the buds on the trees burst open. That Thomas Tusser knew a thing or two - 'sweet April showers do spring May flowers' he said. And Bambi was very positive too about his 'drip drip drop little April shower, what can compare to your beautiful sound?' Oh! and by the way Mum - Thomas Tusser back in 1573 also wrote this ditty:
In March and in April from morning till night
In sowing and seeding good housewives delight
To have her a garden or other like spot
To trim up the house and to furnish the pot.