...are signs that even the most grey and damp of winter days are numbered and that Spring is only around the corner.
The Snowdrop Walk at Rode Hall, close to where I live, isn't quite as striking as it was at this time last year. But it will be very soon.
So as the days continue to lengthen, and the afternoon sun grows warmer, the memories of the misery of the cold wet winter gloom will fade. The flowers will bloom again and the fields and woods and gardens will be filled with colour.