With the start of the Meteorological spring I thought I would venture out this morning to see if nature had also realised the arrival of a new season.
Out and about in Carlisle this morning and it was great to see the Snowdrops marking the arrival of slightly warmer weather and Spring.
With the return of the cold, wet weather I have been assisting Dad in sorting out his photograph collection. This gallery features images from Liverpool.
Many two leggers say that a red sky on a morning is the harbinger of bad weather later in the day.
Welcome to 2014 and what I hope will be a year when I can really go exploring and finding some new places to visit.
The Christmas Cactus or Schlumbergera, has been confused by the cold, dark spring days and has burst into flower again.
The excellent weather continues and to celebrate a new season of adventuring Charlie has a new Flexi lead.
What a busy few weeks we have been having dodging showers, getting muddy and totally irritating the humans as we have moped around the house, when it seemed that the rain would never stop.
Raincoats and boots packed we take a walk alongside the River Caldew to see recent flood damage and come across some orange slime.
A changeable pattern of weather over the last few days led to quite a bit of localised flooding in north Cumbria on Saturday and disruption to our expedition schedule.