These swallows and sand martins were an unexpected delight on a day of deep murk and fog. Spring felt far away but they were here, freshly arrived from Africa and hawking for flies above the delights of the sewage farm outside of Faversham. Sometimes happiness can be found in the most unlikely of locations.
He may be waking me up at 5am with his nocturnal shenanigans but this beauty is welcome any time.
After a heavy night on the tiles it’s time to snooze away a winters day.
Delighted to discover these toothwort flowers growing in the shade of a hazel on Wye downs.
Painted lady, Peacock, Holly Blue, Gatekeeper, Small Tortoishell and Cabbage White enjoying the flowers while a skimmer dragonfly and dunnock forage in the shrubbery.
A party of ten swifts flew over my house today and, despite the chill weather, I knew that summer had arrived.