It has been more than a bit breezy for over 24 hours with gusts which tried their best to blow me over while we were out walkabout. Fortunately, unlike those who live further North, we have had no rain. This snapshot from the Environment Agency web site gives an impression of the areas which have had hours of heavy rainfall causing flooding. The worst hit areas are marked with a red symbol:
Here the morning started with a nice Sunrise:
Yesterday I decided to make life a bit harder for the thieving Magpie:
Hopefully the wire I put round the suet log will give the small birds a better chance to get their fair share before it gets small enough for one of the larger birds to carry it off.
The Ophelia Sun
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