I caught a cold this week, which has somewhat curtailed my blogging experience.
And of course, it has been snowing on and off - but the bulbs don't seem to mind.
The weather has been blustery with a cold snap having drifted our way from Greenland of all places. Everyone bundling up against the cold:
This squirrel lives with a group of others, in the trees outside our apartment. He (or she) sat huddled up on this tree branch stump for about an hour, bowed down against the wintery blast!
However all is not doom and gloom because we now have two new neighbours!
A little Blue Tit and his mate have moved in to the bird house that sits on our apartment wall. We are being very careful not to disturb them as this is the first time that a bird has moved in on a more permanent basis. We did have a wren in there some time back but it was only a passing visit.
Meanwhile the pot of winter aconite we bought during the week, is in flower:
And I made bread this morning:
As for me, I am at that stage of a cold where the worst has passed but one still feels sniffy and in need of constant pampering.
So I am sitting ensconced in silken luxury on the sofa, reading books and taking tea in between naps. It is a hard life...