Monday, 7 January 2008

Mild spell

We had an overripe melon which I put in the front garden for the birds, but was only visited by a few slugs once the weather turned mild.

Yesterdays (Sunday) mild weather was a welcome change. The early frost melted away, or turned to steam as in the image of our garden fence.

This large hoverfly (Myathropa florae I think) is sunbathing on our rockery. It did feel quite warm outside, at least warm enough for me to take this picture wearing a t-shirt.

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